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The primary objective of this research is to explore relations between impulsive behavior and smoking-cessation success among treatment-seeking teens enrolled in a quit-smoking program.
It is hypothesized that teens who do not successfully stop smoking (or who drop out of the treatment program) will be more impulsive (from measures taken just prior to treatment) than those who do successfully stop or significantly reduce rate of smoking.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Not-On-Tobacco smoking cessation program
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:49-0400
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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.
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.
Efforts directed at preventing SMOKING of TOBACCO and non-tobacco products.
The SMOKING of CIGARETTES.
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