Peter Hajek

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Trial Protocol: randomised controlled trial of the effects of very low calorie diet, modest dietary restriction, and sequential behavioural programme on hunger, urges to smoke, abstinence and weight gain in overweight smokers stopping smoking
    Deborah Lycett
    UKCTCS, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Trials 11:94. 2010
  2. pmc Brief intervention during hospital admission to help patients to give up smoking after myocardial infarction and bypass surgery: randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hajek
    Department of Human Science and Medical Ethics, Queen Mary s School of Medicine, London
    BMJ 324:87-9. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Varenicline in prevention of relapse to smoking: effect of quit pattern on response to extended treatment
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Barts and The London, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 2AD, UK
    Addiction 104:1597-602. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Stopping smoking can cause constipation
    Peter Hajek
    Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
    Addiction 98:1563-7. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Randomized trial of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion and NRT plus bupropion for smoking cessation: effectiveness in clinical practice
    John Stapleton
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK Cancer Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, UK
    Addiction 108:2193-201. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Dependence potential of nicotine replacement treatments: effects of product type, patient characteristics, and cost to user
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, Turner Street, London, UK
    Prev Med 44:230-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a social support ('buddy') intervention for smoking cessation
    Sylvia May
    Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 64:235-41. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Cigarette craving and withdrawal symptoms during temporary abstinence and the effect of nicotine gum
    Jamie Brown
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:209-18. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Is a combination of varenicline and nicotine patch more effective in helping smokers quit than varenicline alone? A randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hajek
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
    BMC Med 11:140. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Relapse prevention interventions for smoking cessation
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 55 Philpot Street, London, UK, E1 2HJ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD003999. 2013

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Trial Protocol: randomised controlled trial of the effects of very low calorie diet, modest dietary restriction, and sequential behavioural programme on hunger, urges to smoke, abstinence and weight gain in overweight smokers stopping smoking
    Deborah Lycett
    UKCTCS, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
    Trials 11:94. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Brief intervention during hospital admission to help patients to give up smoking after myocardial infarction and bypass surgery: randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hajek
    Department of Human Science and Medical Ethics, Queen Mary s School of Medicine, London
    BMJ 324:87-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate a smoking cessation intervention that can be routinely delivered to smokers admitted with cardiac problems...
  3. doi request reprint Varenicline in prevention of relapse to smoking: effect of quit pattern on response to extended treatment
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Barts and The London, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 2AD, UK
    Addiction 104:1597-602. 2009
    ..In this secondary analysis, trial data were examined to see whether smokers who manage to achieve abstinence only later in the original course of treatment are more likely to benefit from having the course extended...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stopping smoking can cause constipation
    Peter Hajek
    Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
    Addiction 98:1563-7. 2003
    ..Constipation is mentioned occasionally as a possible tobacco withdrawal symptom, but no systematic data have been published on this issue...
  5. doi request reprint Randomized trial of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion and NRT plus bupropion for smoking cessation: effectiveness in clinical practice
    John Stapleton
    Addictions Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK Cancer Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, UK
    Addiction 108:2193-201. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Dependence potential of nicotine replacement treatments: effects of product type, patient characteristics, and cost to user
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, Turner Street, London, UK
    Prev Med 44:230-4. 2007
    ..To assess the extent of long-term use of different nicotine replacement treatment products in smokers attending routine smoking cessation treatment and to examine the effect of nicotine replacement treatment cost on its long-term use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a social support ('buddy') intervention for smoking cessation
    Sylvia May
    Health Behaviour Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 64:235-41. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of including a social support intervention ('buddy system') in a group treatment programme to aid smoking cessation...
  8. doi request reprint Cigarette craving and withdrawal symptoms during temporary abstinence and the effect of nicotine gum
    Jamie Brown
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:209-18. 2013
    ..In several countries, nicotine replacement products are licensed for relief of withdrawal symptoms during temporary abstinence, but again, there are no data supporting this from naturalistic settings...
  9. doi request reprint Is a combination of varenicline and nicotine patch more effective in helping smokers quit than varenicline alone? A randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hajek
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
    BMC Med 11:140. 2013
    ..This double-blind randomised controlled trial was designed to evaluate whether adding nicotine patches to varenicline improves withdrawal relief and short-term abstinence rates...
  10. doi request reprint Relapse prevention interventions for smoking cessation
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 55 Philpot Street, London, UK, E1 2HJ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD003999. 2013
    ..A number of treatments can help smokers make a successful quit attempt, but many initially successful quitters relapse over time. Several interventions have been proposed to help prevent relapse...
  11. doi request reprint Using text messaging to prevent relapse to smoking: intervention development, practicability and client reactions
    Sarah Snuggs
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Addiction 107:39-44. 2012
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of stopping smoking on perceived stress levels
    Peter Hajek
    Queen Mary, University of London, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Charterhouse Square, London, UK
    Addiction 105:1466-71. 2010
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Use of varenicline for 4 weeks before quitting smoking: decrease in ad lib smoking and increase in smoking cessation rates
    Peter Hajek
    United Kingdom Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 171:770-7. 2011
    ..We set out to determine whether increasing the prequit medication period renders cigarettes less satisfying and facilitates quitting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of rapid smoking on post-cessation urges to smoke
    Hayden McRobbie
    Tobacco Dependence Research Centre, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Addiction 102:483-9. 2007
    ..Rapid smoking (RS) is a smoking cessation technique with sufficient indications of promise to warrant further investigation. The main presumed effect of RS is on reducing desire to smoke...
  15. doi request reprint Systematic review of the relationship between the 3-hydroxycotinine/cotinine ratio and cigarette dependence
    Oliver West
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 2AD, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 218:313-22. 2011
    ..A range of studies have examined RNM measured by the ratio of trans-3'-hydroxycotinine and cotinine in body fluids (the ratio). A systematic review of this literature is needed to draw conclusions and identify gaps in evidence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increasing women's intentions to stop smoking following an abnormal cervical smear test result
    Amanda J Bishop
    Health Psychology Section at Guy s, Psychology Department, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, 5th Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London, SE1 9RT, UK
    Prev Med 41:179-85. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the impact of two leaflets upon intentions to stop smoking in the next month in women receiving abnormal cervical smear test results...
  17. doi request reprint Weight change during and after Ramadan fasting
    Peter Hajek
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:377-81. 2012
    ..Knowing whether Ramadan fasting affects body weight has implications for health advice to the Muslim community, for understanding the effects of skipping meals on body weight, and for general weight management advice...
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effects of two novel nicotine replacement therapies on tobacco withdrawal symptoms and user satisfaction
    Hayden McRobbie
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Addiction 105:1290-8. 2010
    ..To determine effects on craving, user satisfaction, and consumption patterns of two new nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) used for eight hours after overnight tobacco abstinence...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between smoking cessation and mouth ulcers
    Hayden McRobbie
    Tobacco Dependence Research Centre, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:655-9. 2004
    ..Patients should be reassured that the lesions are a result of stopping smoking and not a side-effect of smoking cessation medication...
  20. doi request reprint Efficacy of cytisine in helping smokers quit: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Peter Hajek
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Thorax 68:1037-42. 2013
    ..The key question now is whether there is sufficient evidence to warrant licensing cytisine or whether more work is needed. A systematic review was undertaken to assess the efficacy of cytisine in smoking cessation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the mood and physical symptoms scale (MPSS) to assess cigarette withdrawal
    Robert West
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 177:195-9. 2004
    ..The mood and physical symptoms scale (MPSS) was developed in the early 1980s to assess cigarette withdrawal symptoms, and variants of it have been used for 20 years. To date, no paper has been published on the properties of the scale...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucose on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in recent quitters using bupropion or nicotine replacement
    Hayden McRobbie
    Tobacco Dependence Research and Treatment Centre, Institute of Community Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, Turner Street, London E1 2AD, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 19:57-61. 2004
    ..It is not known whether a single dose of glucose can provide additional withdrawal relief in patients who have already abstained for a period of time, and whether it can assist patients using bupropion...
  23. ncbi request reprint Best practice in smoking cessation services for pregnant women: results of a survey of three services reporting the highest national returns, and three beacon services
    Michelle Lee
    Tobacco Dependence Research and Treatment Centre, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Turner Street, London E1 2AD
    J R Soc Promot Health 126:233-8. 2006
    ..An early survey revealed some uncertainty as to how the new services should work and monitor their outcome. The current survey focused on identifying examples of good practice in this difficult new field...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of videos to inform smokers about different nicotine replacement products
    Sylvia May
    St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, SW17 ORE, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 51:143-7. 2003
    ..The smokers reported overwhelmingly that the videos had accurately described the product to which they had been allocated. Video presentations can be an effective way to convey information to smokers about NRT...
  25. doi request reprint Responsiveness to reward following cessation of smoking
    Sarah Snuggs
    Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, 55 Philpot Street, London, E1 2JH, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:869-73. 2013
    ..It has been suggested that stopping smoking may lead to reduced responsiveness to rewarding stimulation. We assessed such changes in dependent smokers who abstained from smoking continuously for 4 weeks...
  26. doi request reprint Using group support to complement a task-based weight management programme in multi-ethnic localities of high deprivation
    Peter Hajek
    Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 80:135-7. 2010
    ..Two pilot studies were undertaken to assess the efficacy and potential reach of a weight management programme in two inner-city areas of East London...
  27. doi request reprint Nicotine content of electronic cigarettes, its release in vapour and its consistency across batches: regulatory implications
    Maciej L Goniewicz
    Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Addiction 109:500-7. 2014
    ....
  28. pmc Patterns of electronic cigarette use and user beliefs about their safety and benefits: an internet survey
    Maciej L Goniewicz
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:133-40. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate patterns and effects of e-cigarette use and user beliefs about e-cigarette safety and benefits...
  29. doi request reprint Stopping smoking shortly before surgery and postoperative complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Katie Myers
    Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, England, UK
    Arch Intern Med 171:983-9. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Outcome criteria in smoking cessation trials: proposal for a common standard
    Robert West
    University College, London, UK
    Addiction 100:299-303. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc Smoke free hospitals: rising to the challenge
    Hayden McRobbie
    BMJ 327:811-2. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a nicotine lozenge for smoking cessation
    Saul Shiffman
    Pinney Associates, 201 N Craig St, Suite 320, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1267-76. 2002
    ..Some smokers prefer acute oral forms, but many smokers reject chewing gum. We tested the safety and efficacy of a new nicotine polacrilex lozenge for smoking cessation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of maintenance therapy with varenicline on smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Serena Tonstad
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, Ulleval University Hospital, and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    JAMA 296:64-71. 2006
    ..The majority of cigarette smokers who achieve abstinence relapse within the first year and require many attempts before achieving permanent abstinence. Evidence to support pharmacological treatment for relapse prevention is insufficient...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevention of relapse after quitting smoking: a systematic review of trials
    Tim Lancaster
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Headington, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:828-35. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess whether interventions designed to prevent relapse after a successful quit attempt reduce the proportion of recent quitters who return to smoking...