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Enhancing a High School Based Smoking Cessation Program

2014-08-27 03:12:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine the the efficacy of adjunctive nicotine replacement therapy when used in combination with the contingency management (CM) + cognitive behavioral therapy intervention. Subjects will be randomly assigned to receive either a nicotine transdermal patch or a placebo patch as well as being randomly assigned to receive either CM or no CM; all subjects will receive cognitive behavioral therapy. We hypothesize that that subjects receiving both active nicotine patch and CM will have higher rates of abstinence from tobacco than subjects in the other groups.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Nicotine Dependence

Intervention

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Contingency Management, Nicotine Transdermal Patch

Location

CMHC
New Haven
Connecticut
United States
06519

Status

Recruiting

Source

Yale University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:54-0400

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