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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and smoking are often comorbid. Combining PTSD and smoking cessation treatments could increase access to each treatment and could provide improved rates of smoking cessation through reductions in PTSD and depressive symptoms.
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Name: Journal of addiction medicine
Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for several oral diseases, including periodontitis, and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are increasingly being used for smoking cessation. This study aimed ...
Preliminary trial data suggests group-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) might be effective for smoking cessation. If so, this could offer a viable alternative to mainstream behavioral ...
Behavioral Activation is a behavioral-based treatment that has been proposed as suitable for smoking cessation, as it simultaneously addresses reinforcement-related variables and also mood management....
Surgical clinic and perioperative settings are critical touchpoints for treating smoking, yet health care systems have not typically prioritized smoking cessation among surgical patients. We evaluated...
Mobile health (mHealth) apps have the potential to increase smoking cessation, but little research has been conducted with Aboriginal communities in Australia.
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable illness, disability, and death in the United States. The rate of smoking is disproportionately higher among Veterans with posttraumatic stress d...
The purpose of this research study is to examine changes in brain regions associated with cognitive control and reward processing during behavioral smoking cessation treatment.
The number of people who smoke, have concurrent depression and that seek treatment for smoking cessation has increased in recent years. This implies the need to design intensive and specif...
A single arm pilot study conducted to assess the feasibility of having Manitoba Pharmacists provide support (product and cognitive) to low-income (receiving social assistance) smokers wish...
This proposal seeks to evaluate a pilot smoking cessation treatment program that will combine nicotine replacement therapy with or without bupropion sustained-release (SR) with cognitive b...
A decrease in the incidence and frequency of SMOKING. Smoking reduction differs from SMOKING CESSATION in that the smoker continues to smoke albeit at a lesser frequency without quitting.
Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.
Cessation of the habit of using tobacco products for smoking or chewing, including the use of snuff.
Motivational state produced by inconsistencies between simultaneously held cognitions or between a cognition and behavior; e.g., smoking enjoyment and believing smoking is harmful are dissonant.
Providing an investigational therapy to a patient who is not eligible to receive that therapy in a clinical trial, but who has a serious or life-threatening illness for which other treatments are not available. Compassionate use trials allow patients to receive promising but not yet fully studied or approved therapies when no other treatment option exists. Also called expanded access trial.
Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...
Anxiety is caused by stress. It is a natural reaction, and is beneficial in helping us deal with tense situations and pressure. It is deterimental when is becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations. The most common types of anxiety di...