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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:22-0500
At any given point in time, most smokers are not interested in making a serious quit attempt. Data suggest that 30% of smokers have no plans to quit, 30% plan to quit at some future date, ...
Relapse after a serious quit attempt occurs in 70-90% of smokers who try to quit smoking. This study utilizes a sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART) design - - an inno...
Background About half of the daily smokers in Hong Kong have never tried and have no intention to quit smoking. 37.9% of daily smokers attempted to quit but failed. Nicotine replacement th...
Study of varenicline 2.0 mg/day treatment for 2 weeks with smoking test done in laboratory on Day 8 and a 1 week quit attempt from Day 8-14.
This study is designed to test the effectiveness of the smoking cessation intervention "Sit to Quit" through a randomized-control trial. This study will compare abstinence outcomes in the ...
Reducing cigarettes per day (CPD) aided by medication increases quit attempts (QA) among smokers not trying to quit. If this is due to reducing CPD per se, then a greater reduction should predict maki...
Intensive longitudinal data (ILD) collected with ecological momentary assessments (EMAs) can provide a rich resource for understanding the relations between risk factors and smoking in the time surrou...
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) significantly increases the likelihood of quit success at least over the short term, yet some smokers prematurely discontinue use. NRT side effects are often cited a...
Whether trauma exposure itself or consequent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is primarily responsible for smoking and failure to quit remains unclear.
Commitments to goals are theorized to affect behavior change outcomes, but competing theories argue for hard to achieve goals and strategic sub-goals as optimum strategies for success. This study aime...
Nicotine is highly toxic alkaloid. It is the prototypical agonist at nicotinic cholinergic receptors where it dramatically stimulates neurons and ultimately blocks synaptic transmission. Nicotine is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke.
A disorder in which fantasies about or the act of exposing the genitals to an unsuspecting stranger produces sexual excitement with no attempt at further sexual activity with the stranger.
Determination of economic value of an established health care provider practice including value of patient lists, equipment, and other assets, and process of buying or selling rights to said practice.
Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.
Historical term for a chronic, but fluctuating, disorder beginning in early life and characterized by recurrent and multiple somatic complaints not apparently due to physical illness. This diagnosis is not used in contemporary practice.