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Coping Skills Treatment for Smoking Cessation

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Description

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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Nicotine Dependence

Intervention

Transdermal Nicotine

Location

Butler Hospital
Providence
Rhode Island
United States
02906

Status

Recruiting

Source

Butler Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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