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The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a new type of exposure- and acceptance-based smoking cessation treatment vs. standard behavioral smoking cessation treatment, in conjunction with the use of the transdermal nicotine patch. In both treatments, participants will receive one 60-minute individual session, seven 2-hour group sessions and two individual brief telephone contacts over an eight-week period. Both treatments include 8 weeks of transdermal nicotine patch, which will begin at the time of quitting smoking and will continue after the treatment sessions have ended. Participants will provide follow-up data with regard to their smoking status through a one-year follow-up period.
1. 18-65 years of age,
2. a regular smoker for at least one year,
3. currently smoking 10 or more cigarettes per day,
4. report motivation to quit smoking in the next month.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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