smoking cessation


Summary: Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The transtheoretical model of health behavior change
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 12:38-48. 1997
  2. pmc The collective dynamics of smoking in a large social network
    Nicholas A Christakis
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2249-58. 2008
  3. pmc Mortality in relation to smoking: 50 years' observations on male British doctors
    Richard Doll
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit CTSU, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 328:1519. 2004
  4. ncbi Mass media campaigns to promote smoking cessation among adults: an integrative review
    Sarah Durkin
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 21:127-38. 2012
  5. ncbi Health warning messages on tobacco products: a review
    David Hammond
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 20:327-37. 2011
  6. pmc Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trial
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 378:49-55. 2011
  7. ncbi Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher Bullen
    National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1629-37. 2013
  8. ncbi Smoking and mental illness: A population-based prevalence study
    K Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, Macht Bldg, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    JAMA 284:2606-10. 2000
  9. ncbi Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation
    Robyn Whittaker
    National Institute forHealth Innovation, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD006611. 2012
  10. ncbi Outcome criteria in smoking cessation trials: proposal for a common standard
    Robert West
    University College, London, UK
    Addiction 100:299-303. 2005

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  1. ncbi The transtheoretical model of health behavior change
    J O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston 02881 0808, USA
    Am J Health Promot 12:38-48. 1997
    ..If results with stage-matched interventions continue to be replicated, health promotion programs will be able to produce unprecedented impacts on entire at-risk populations...
  2. pmc The collective dynamics of smoking in a large social network
    Nicholas A Christakis
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2249-58. 2008
    ..We examined the extent of the person-to-person spread of smoking behavior and the extent to which groups of widely connected people quit together...
  3. pmc Mortality in relation to smoking: 50 years' observations on male British doctors
    Richard Doll
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit CTSU, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE
    BMJ 328:1519. 2004
    ..To compare the hazards of cigarette smoking in men who formed their habits at different periods, and the extent of the reduction in risk when cigarette smoking is stopped at different ages...
  4. ncbi Mass media campaigns to promote smoking cessation among adults: an integrative review
    Sarah Durkin
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Tob Control 21:127-38. 2012
    ..This review summarises the impact of mass media campaigns on promoting quitting among adult smokers overall and for subgroups; the influence of campaign intensity and different channels; the effects of different message types...
  5. ncbi Health warning messages on tobacco products: a review
    David Hammond
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 20:327-37. 2011
    ..To review evidence on the impact of health warning messages on tobacco packages...
  6. pmc Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trial
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 378:49-55. 2011
    b>Smoking cessation programmes delivered via mobile phone text messaging show increases in self-reported quitting in the short term...
  7. ncbi Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher Bullen
    National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Lancet 382:1629-37. 2013
    ..We investigated whether e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches at helping smokers to quit...
  8. ncbi Smoking and mental illness: A population-based prevalence study
    K Lasser
    Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, Macht Bldg, 1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    JAMA 284:2606-10. 2000
    ..However, recent population-based, nationally representative data are lacking...
  9. ncbi Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation
    Robyn Whittaker
    National Institute forHealth Innovation, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD006611. 2012
    Innovative and effective smoking cessation interventions are required to appeal to those who are not accessing traditional cessation services...
  10. ncbi Outcome criteria in smoking cessation trials: proposal for a common standard
    Robert West
    University College, London, UK
    Addiction 100:299-303. 2005
    b>Smoking cessation treatment is now integrated into many health-care systems and a major research effort is under way to improve current success rates...
  11. pmc Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e-Cigarette) on smoking reduction and cessation: a prospective 6-month pilot study
    Riccardo Polosa
    Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo CPCT, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
    BMC Public Health 11:786. 2011
    Cigarette smoking is a tough addiction to break. Therefore, improved approaches to smoking cessation are necessary...
  12. ncbi Effect of an electronic nicotine delivery device (e cigarette) on desire to smoke and withdrawal, user preferences and nicotine delivery: randomised cross-over trial
    C Bullen
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:98-103. 2010
    ..To measure the short-term effects of an electronic nicotine delivery device ("e cigarette", ENDD) on desire to smoke, withdrawal symptoms, acceptability, pharmacokinetic properties and adverse effects...
  13. ncbi Standards for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COPD: a summary of the ATS/ERS position paper
    B R Celli
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Eur Respir J 23:932-46. 2004
  14. ncbi Measures of abstinence in clinical trials: issues and recommendations
    John R Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychology and Family Practice University of Vermont, Burlington 05401 1419, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:13-25. 2003
    ..for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco reviewed the literature on abstinence measures used in trials of smoking cessation interventions. We recommend that trials report multiple measures of abstinence...
  15. pmc The role of engagement in a tailored web-based smoking cessation program: randomized controlled trial
    Victor J Strecher
    Center for Health Communications Research, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0471, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e36. 2008
    ..First, does engagement with program content predict long-term outcomes? Second, which users are most likely to drop out or disengage from the program? Third, do particular intervention strategies enhance engagement?..
  16. ncbi Online support for smoking cessation: a systematic review of the literature
    Lion Shahab
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Addiction 104:1792-804. 2009
    To examine the efficacy and acceptability of online, interactive interventions for smoking cessation and to identify treatment effect moderators and mediators.
  17. pmc Electronic cigarettes: a survey of users
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:231. 2010
    ..Little is known about users of electronic cigarettes, or their opinions, satisfaction or how and why they use such products...
  18. ncbi Effects of Web- and computer-based smoking cessation programs: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Seung Kwon Myung
    Smoking Cessation Clinic, Center for Cancer Prevention and Detection, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea
    Arch Intern Med 169:929-37. 2009
    The effects of Web- and computer-based smoking cessation programs are inconsistent in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We evaluated those effects using a meta-analysis.
  19. ncbi Tracking the rise in popularity of electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes) using search query surveillance
    John W Ayers
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:448-53. 2011
    ..Public interest in electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) is undocumented...
  20. pmc Web-based smoking-cessation programs: results of a randomized trial
    Victor J Strecher
    Center for Health Communications Research, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0471, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:373-81. 2008
    ..This study aimed to (1) identify active psychosocial and communication components of a web-based smoking-cessation intervention and (2) examine the impact of increasing the tailoring depth on smoking cessation.
  21. pmc 'The smoking toolkit study': a national study of smoking and smoking cessation in England
    Jennifer A Fidler
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:479. 2011
    ..The Smoking Toolkit Study (STS) was designed for this role. This paper describes the methodology of the STS and examines as far as possible the representativeness of the samples...
  22. pmc Effectiveness of a Web-based multiple tailored smoking cessation program: a randomized controlled trial among Dutch adult smokers
    Eline Suzanne Smit
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 14:e82. 2012
    Distributing a multiple computer-tailored smoking cessation intervention through the Internet has several advantages for both provider and receiver...
  23. pmc Social network structure of a large online community for smoking cessation
    Nathan K Cobb
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1282-9. 2010
    ..We evaluated the social network structure of QuitNet, one of the largest online communities for behavior change, and compared its characteristics to other known social networks...
  24. ncbi Shape of the relapse curve and long-term abstinence among untreated smokers
    John R Hughes
    University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry, Burlington, VT 05401 1419, USA
    Addiction 99:29-38. 2004
    ..To describe the relapse curve and rate of long-term prolonged abstinence among smokers who try to quit without treatment...
  25. pmc iPhone apps for smoking cessation: a content analysis
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:279-85. 2011
    With the proliferation of smartphones such as the iPhone, mobile phones are being used in novel ways to promote smoking cessation.
  26. ncbi Efficacy of a single computer-tailored e-mail for smoking cessation: results after 6 months
    Fam te Poel
    Care School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:930-40. 2009
    To date, few Internet-delivered smoking cessation interventions have been tested...
  27. ncbi Smoking cessation during pregnancy: a systematic literature review
    Sven Schneider
    Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Mannheim Medical Faculty, Heidelberg University, Ludolf Krehl Street 7 11, Mannheim, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:81-90. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is therefore to identify this risk group compared with spontaneous quitters of smoking...
  28. pmc Developing COPD: a 25 year follow up study of the general population
    A Løkke
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, 253 Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Thorax 61:935-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the 25 year absolute risk of developing COPD in men and women from the general population...
  29. ncbi How generalisable to community samples are clinical trial results for treatment of nicotine dependence: a comparison of common eligibility criteria with respondents of a large representative general population survey
    Yann Le Strat
    Translational Addiction Research Laboratory, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 20:338-43. 2011
    ..To examine the generalisability of findings from clinical trials of individuals with nicotine dependence to a large general population sample...
  30. ncbi The effectiveness of tailored feedback and action plans in an intervention addressing multiple health behaviors
    H de Vries
    Maastricht University, Department of Health Education and Promotion, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Health Promot 22:417-25. 2008
    ..Examine the effects of three iterative tailored feedback letters addressing smoking; physical activity; and fruit, vegetable, and fat intake, and test the additional effects of providing feedback on action plans...
  31. ncbi A systematic review of randomized controlled trials: Web-based interventions for smoking cessation among adolescents, college students, and adults
    Heidi E Hutton
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:227-38. 2011
    Web-based treatments can deliver broad reaching, relatively inexpensive, and clinically tested methods for smoking cessation. We performed a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of smoking cessation to evaluate the ..
  32. pmc Engagement promotes abstinence in a web-based cessation intervention: cohort study
    Amanda Richardson
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Legacy, Washington, DC 20036, United States
    J Med Internet Res 15:e14. 2013
    Web-based smoking cessation interventions can have a public health impact because they are both effective in promoting cessation and can reach large numbers of smokers in a cost-efficient manner...
  33. pmc Online social networks and smoking cessation: a scientific research agenda
    Nathan K Cobb
    Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Med Internet Res 13:e119. 2011
    ..The concurrent evolution of the Internet, social network science, and online communities offers a potential target for high-yield interventions capable of shifting population-level smoking rates and substantially improving public health...
  34. ncbi What are the elements of the tobacco endgame?
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 21:293-5. 2012
    ..Even with some or all these circumstances, opposition from business, internal government forces and international factors may influence results...
  35. ncbi Nicotine dependence and psychiatric disorders in the United States: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions
    Bridget F Grant
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biometry, Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1107-15. 2004
    ..No information is available on the co-occurrence of DSM-IV nicotine dependence and Axis I and II psychiatric disorders in the US population...
  36. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of financial incentives for smoking cessation
    Kevin G Volpp
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:699-709. 2009
    ..Previous studies of financial incentives for smoking cessation in work settings have not shown that such incentives have significant effects on cessation rates, but these ..
  37. pmc Reliability of self reported smoking status by pregnant women for estimating smoking prevalence: a retrospective, cross sectional study
    Deborah Shipton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
    BMJ 339:b4347. 2009
    To determine what impact reliance on self reported smoking status during pregnancy has on both the accuracy of smoking prevalence figures and access to smoking cessation services for pregnant women in Scotland.
  38. ncbi The natural history of chronic airflow obstruction revisited: an analysis of the Framingham offspring cohort
    Robab Kohansal
    Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Fundación Caubet CIMERA Illes Balears, Recinte Hospital Joan March, 07110 Bunyola, Illes Balears, Spain
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:3-10. 2009
    ..Understanding normal lung development and aging in health and disease, both in men and in women, is essential to interpreting any therapeutic intervention...
  39. ncbi Increased airway epithelial and T-cell apoptosis in COPD remains despite smoking cessation
    S Hodge
    Dept of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Hanson Institute, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Eur Respir J 25:447-54. 2005
    ..may contribute to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease pathogenesis, and continued excess apoptosis after smoking cessation may offer a new target for therapeutic interventions...
  40. ncbi Ending appreciable tobacco use in a nation: using a sinking lid on supply
    George Thomson
    University of Otago, Wellington, Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
    Tob Control 19:431-5. 2010
    ..These complementary interventions include: providing comprehensive best practice smoking cessation support, better information to smokers and the public, strengthened regulation of tobacco retailing and ..
  41. pmc Challenges of internet recruitment: a case study with disappointing results
    Malcolm Koo
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e6. 2005
    ..This paper summarizes our experiences from 2 studies in which we attempted to recruit teenagers on the Internet for a questionnaire study to evaluate a smoking-cessation website...
  42. ncbi The epidemiology of smoking during pregnancy: smoking prevalence, maternal characteristics, and pregnancy outcomes
    Sven Cnattingius
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:S125-40. 2004
    ..Smoking during pregnancy will continue to be an important risk factor for maternal and fetal outcomes during pregnancy...
  43. ncbi Lifecourse influences on women's smoking before, during and after pregnancy
    Hilary Graham
    University of York, Department of Health Sciences, Area 2, Seebohm Rowntree Building Dept, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:582-7. 2010
    ..Interventions which help smokers having their first baby to quit have an important part to play in promoting maternal and child health...
  44. pmc Interventions to increase smoking cessation at the population level: how much progress has been made in the last two decades?
    Shu Hong Zhu
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0905, USA
    Tob Control 21:110-8. 2012
    This paper reviews the literature on smoking cessation interventions, with a focus on the last 20 years (1991 to 2010)...
  45. ncbi The multiple facets of cigarette addiction and what they mean for encouraging and helping smokers to stop
    Robert West
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England, UK
    COPD 6:277-83. 2009
    ..Combating cigarette addiction requires attention to all of these factors...
  46. ncbi Nicotine receptor partial agonists for smoking cessation
    Kate Cahill
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD006103. 2012
  47. ncbi A review of tobacco smoking and smoking cessation practices among physicians in China: 1987-2010
    Abu S Abdullah
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Guangxi Medical University, Guangxi, China
    Tob Control 22:9-14. 2013
    Tobacco use by physicians represents a significant barrier in promoting smoking cessation through physician interventions...
  48. pmc Do u smoke after txt? Results of a randomised trial of smoking cessation using mobile phone text messaging
    A Rodgers
    School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 14:255-61. 2005
    To determine the effectiveness of a mobile phone text messaging smoking cessation programme.
  49. ncbi Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation
    Lindsay F Stead
    Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD000146. 2012
  50. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of behavioural smoking cessation interventions in selected disadvantaged groups
    Jamie Bryant
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho Oncology CHeRP, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 106:1568-85. 2011 and meta-analysis was conducted to assess the methodological quality and effectiveness of behavioural smoking cessation interventions targeted at six disadvantaged groups; the homeless, prisoners, indigenous populations, at-risk ..
  51. pmc A randomised control study of a fully automated internet based smoking cessation programme
    L H G Swartz
    Oregon Center for Applied Science, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Tob Control 15:7-12. 2006
    The objective of this project was to test the short term (90 days) efficacy of an automated behavioural intervention for smoking cessation, the "1-2-3 Smokefree" programme, delivered via an internet website.
  52. pmc A theory-based video messaging mobile phone intervention for smoking cessation: randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Whittaker
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Med Internet Res 13:e10. 2011
    Advances in technology allowed the development of a novel smoking cessation program delivered by video messages sent to mobile phones...
  53. pmc Comparing internet assistance for smoking cessation: 13-month follow-up of a six-arm randomized controlled trial
    Vance Rabius
    National Cancer Information Center, American Cancer Society, Austin, Texas 78727, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e45. 2008
    ..Although many smokers seek Internet-based cessation assistance, few studies have experimentally evaluated long-term cessation rates among cigarette smokers who receive Internet assistance in quitting...
  54. pmc Online advertising as a public health and recruitment tool: comparison of different media campaigns to increase demand for smoking cessation interventions
    Amanda L Graham
    The Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, American Legacy Foundation, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e50. 2008
    ..Given that 12 million people search for smoking cessation information each year, online advertising may represent a cost-efficient approach to reach and recruit ..
  55. pmc Efficacy and safety of varenicline for smoking cessation in patients with cardiovascular disease: a randomized trial
    Nancy A Rigotti
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 121:221-9. 2010
    b>Smoking cessation is a key component of secondary cardiovascular disease prevention...
  56. ncbi Varenicline for smoking cessation: a placebo-controlled, randomized study
    Chen Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, Beijing Institute of Respiratory Medicine, WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco or Health, Beijing Chao Yang Hospital Affiliated, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    Respirology 14:384-92. 2009
    ..a novel, selective, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist, has been developed specifically as a smoking cessation drug...
  57. pmc Mentholated cigarettes and smoking cessation: findings from COMMIT. Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation
    A Hyland
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Tob Control 11:135-9. 2002
    To examine the association between the use of menthol cigarettes and smoking cessation, amount smoked, and time to first cigarette in the morning.
  58. ncbi Explaining the social gradient in smoking cessation: it's not in the trying, but in the succeeding
    D Kotz
    Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care CAPHRI, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, TheNetherlands
    Tob Control 18:43-6. 2009
    ..This study examined how far this is attributable in England to a social gradient in quit attempts, use of aids to cessation and/or the success of quit attempts...
  59. pmc Determinants and consequences of smoke-free homes: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    R Borland
    Cancer Control Research Institute, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Tob Control 15:iii42-50. 2006
    To report on prevalence, trends and determinants of smoke-free home policies in smokers' homes in different countries and to estimate the effects of these policies on smoking cessation.
  60. ncbi Happy ending: a randomized controlled trial of a digital multi-media smoking cessation intervention
    Håvar Brendryen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 103:478-84; discussion 485-6. 2008
    To assess the long-term efficacy of a fully automated digital multi-media smoking cessation intervention.
  61. pmc Effects of voucher-based incentives on abstinence from cigarette smoking and fetal growth among pregnant women
    Sarah H Heil
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Addiction 103:1009-18. 2008
    ..This study examined whether voucher-based reinforcement therapy (VBRT) contingent upon smoking abstinence during pregnancy is an effective method for decreasing maternal smoking during pregnancy and improving fetal growth...
  62. ncbi Epidemiology of smoking-induced cardiovascular disease
    David M Burns
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 46:11-29. 2003
    ..Cessation of cigarette smoking reduces disease risks, although risks may remain elevated for a decade or more after cessation...
  63. ncbi Effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions among adults: a systematic review of reviews
    Valery Lemmens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:535-44. 2008
    The objective of this study was to identify the most effective intervention strategies and policies for smoking cessation among adults. The Medline and Cochrane Library databases were searched, limited to publications since January 2000...
  64. ncbi Measuring adaptations of motivational interviewing: the development and validation of the behavior change counseling index (BECCI)
    Claire Lane
    Communication Skills Unit, Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Center, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 56:166-73. 2005
    ..BECCI will also provide valuable information about the standard of BCC that practitioners were trained to deliver in studies of BCC as an intervention...
  65. pmc Socioeconomic status over the life course and stages of cigarette use: initiation, regular use, and cessation
    S E Gilman
    Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, CORO Building Suite 500, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:802-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between multiple indicators of socioeconomic status (SES) over the life course and three stages of cigarette use: initiation, regular use, and cessation...
  66. ncbi The efficacy and safety of varenicline for smoking cessation using a flexible dosing strategy in adult smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Raymond Niaura
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:1931-41. 2008
    To determine whether self-regulated flexible dosing with varenicline tartrate is safe and effective for smoking cessation.
  67. pmc Initial evaluation of a real-world Internet smoking cessation system
    Nathan K Cobb
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:207-16. 2005
    ..the results, challenges, and limitations of a preliminary, large-scale evaluation of a broadly disseminated smoking cessation Web site used worldwide (QuitNet)...
  68. ncbi Smoking and smoking cessation -- the relationship between cardiovascular disease and lipoprotein metabolism: a review
    Sara Chelland Campbell
    Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1493, USA
    Atherosclerosis 201:225-35. 2008
    ..lipoproteins, and lipid-related enzymes; (2) the impact of nicotine, carbon monoxide and free radicals on physiologic parameters related to health; and (3) metabolic issues involving smoking cessation and nicotine replacement therapy.
  69. ncbi National survey of U.S. health professionals' smoking prevalence, cessation practices, and beliefs
    Elisa K Tong
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 4150 V Street, Suite 2400, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:724-33. 2010
    ..Other health professionals also frequently encounter smokers, but their smoking prevalence, cessation practices, and beliefs are less well known...
  70. ncbi Smoking cessation and lung function in mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Lung Health Study
    P D Scanlon
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:381-90. 2000
    Previous studies of lung function in relation to smoking cessation have not adequately quantified the long-term benefit of smoking cessation, nor established the predictive value of characteristics such as airway hyperresponsiveness...
  71. ncbi Efficacy and use of an internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention, targeting saturated fat intake, physical activity and smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial
    Anke Oenema
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Behav Med 35:125-35. 2008
  72. pmc Influence of smoking cessation after diagnosis of early stage lung cancer on prognosis: systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis
    A Parsons
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
    BMJ 340:b5569. 2010
    To systematically review the evidence that smoking cessation after diagnosis of a primary lung tumour affects prognosis.
  73. ncbi Understanding the potential of teachable moments: the case of smoking cessation
    C M McBride
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:156-70. 2003
    ..This manuscript summarizes the evidence of TMs for smoking cessation, and makes recommendations for conceptual and methodological refinements to improve the next generation of ..
  74. ncbi Effect of the Italian smoking ban on population rates of acute coronary events
    Giulia Cesaroni
    Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Unit ASL RME, Via Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Circulation 117:1183-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated changes in the frequency of acute coronary events in Rome, Italy, after the introduction of legislation that banned smoking in all indoor public places in January 2005...
  75. ncbi Smoking cessation and weight gain
    C Filozof
    Unidad de Tabaquismo, Area de Prevención y Rehabilitación Cardiaca, Instituto Cardiovascular, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Obes Rev 5:95-103. 2004
    Cigarette smoking is the single most important preventable cause of death and illness. Smoking cessation is associated with substantial health benefits. Weight gain is cited as a primary reason for not trying to quit smoking...
  76. pmc International Spanish/English Internet smoking cessation trial yields 20% abstinence rates at 1 year
    Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital, Latino Mental Health Research Program, and Internet World Health Research Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1025-34. 2009
    There are 1.1 billion smokers worldwide. Traditional smoking cessation methods, such as nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation groups, yield between 14% and 27% abstinence rates at 6 months...
  77. pmc Efficacy of cell phone-delivered smoking cessation counseling for persons living with HIV/AIDS: 3-month outcomes
    Damon J Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Science Unit 1330, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 301439, Houston, TX 77230 1439, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:106-10. 2012
    ..However, few efforts to assess smoking cessation interventions targeting this population have been reported...
  78. ncbi Reduced nicotine content cigarettes: effects on toxicant exposure, dependence and cessation
    Dorothy K Hatsukami
    University of Minnesota Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Addiction 105:343-55. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of reduced nicotine cigarettes on smoking behavior, toxicant exposure, dependence and abstinence...
  79. ncbi What makes for an effective stop-smoking service?
    Leonie S Brose
    NHS Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training NCSCT, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Thorax 66:924-6. 2011
    ..However, success varies considerably across services, making it important to examine the factors that influence their effectiveness...
  80. ncbi Smoking and age-related macular degeneration: a review of association
    J Thornton
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, Division of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eye (Lond) 19:935-44. 2005
    ..As there is no effective treatment for all types of AMD, identifying modifiable risk factors is of great importance. This review evaluates the epidemiological evidence associating smoking with AMD...
  81. ncbi Social inequalities in quitting smoking: what factors mediate the relationship between socioeconomic position and smoking cessation?
    Rosemary Hiscock
    UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:39-47. 2011
    Smokers from lower socio-economic groups are less likely to be successful in a quit attempt than more affluent smokers, even when they access smoking cessation services.
  82. ncbi Do cigarette prices motivate smokers to quit? New evidence from the ITC survey
    Hana Ross
    International Tobacco Control Research Program, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Addiction 106:609-19. 2011
    To examine the importance of cigarette prices in influencing smoking cessation and the motivation to quit.
  83. ncbi Prevalence of heavy smoking in California and the United States, 1965-2007
    John P Pierce
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0901, USA
    JAMA 305:1106-12. 2011
    ..The intensity of smoking, not just prevalence, is associated with future health consequences...
  84. pmc The case for a smoker's license
    Simon Chapman
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS Med 9:e1001342. 2012
  85. ncbi Tobacco control policy in developed countries: yesterday, today, and tomorrow
    Kenneth E Warner
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:876-87. 2010
    ..We ask, therefore, what developed nations can expect of these policies in the future and what novel policy measures may be needed to continue the assault on tobacco...
  86. pmc Efficacy of motivational interviewing for smoking cessation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Carolyn J Heckman
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, First Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19012, USA
    Tob Control 19:410-6. 2010
    A systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the efficacy of interventions incorporating motivational interviewing for smoking cessation and identify correlates of treatment effects.
  87. ncbi Effects of cigarette smoke on the lung and systemic immunity
    J Domagala-Kulawik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pneumology and Allergology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 59:19-34. 2008
    ..The role of regulatory T (Treg) cells in this process is recently postulated. Smoking cessation is the most effective method of prophylaxis and treatment of diseases related to tobacco smoking...
  88. ncbi The development of computer-generated tailored interventions
    A Dijkstra
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 36:193-203. 1999
    ..This methodology may result in largely different tailored interventions depending on the theoretical framework used, the adaptation of the messages and the inclusion of feedback...
  89. ncbi Smoking cessation interventions for hospitalized smokers: a systematic review
    Nancy A Rigotti
    Tobacco Research and Treatment Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Room 914, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1950-60. 2008
    A hospital admission provides an opportunity to help people stop smoking. Providing smoking cessation advice, counseling, or medication is now a quality-of-care measure for US hospitals...
  90. pmc Initial efficacy of MI, TTM tailoring and HRI's with multiple behaviors for employee health promotion
    James O Prochaska
    Cancer Prevention Research Center, 2 Chafee Road, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
    Prev Med 46:226-31. 2008
  91. pmc Impact of the graphic Canadian warning labels on adult smoking behaviour
    D Hammond
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Tob Control 12:391-5. 2003
    ..To assess the impact of graphic Canadian cigarette warning labels on current adult smokers...
  92. pmc A longitudinal assessment of the impact of smoke-free worksite policies on tobacco use
    Joseph E Bauer
    Department of Health Behavior, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1024-9. 2005
    In this cohort study, we assessed the impact of smoke-free work-site policies on smoking cessation behaviors.
  93. pmc Methods of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey
    M E Thompson
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada
    Tob Control 15:iii12-8. 2006
    ..of rigorous research methods enables this survey to be a rich data resource, not only to evaluate policies, but also to gain new insights into the natural history of smoking cessation, through longitudinal analyses of smoker behaviour.
  94. pmc A multimedia mobile phone-based youth smoking cessation intervention: findings from content development and piloting studies
    Robyn Whittaker
    University of Auckland, Leader Health Technology Research, Clinical Trials Research Unit, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Med Internet Res 10:e49. 2008
    ..Following the success of our text messaging smoking cessation program, we developed an innovative multimedia mobile phone smoking cessation intervention.
  95. ncbi Cigarette smoking and infection
    Lidia Arcavi
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Arch Intern Med 164:2206-16. 2004
    ..We reviewed mechanisms by which smoking increases the risk of infection and the epidemiology of smoking-related infection, and delineated implications of this increased risk of infection among cigarette smokers...
  96. ncbi Does menthol attenuate the effect of bupropion among African American smokers?
    Kolawole S Okuyemi
    Department of Family Medicine, Kansas Cancer Institute and Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Addiction 98:1387-93. 2003
    ..This study examined differences between African American menthol and non-menthol smokers in smoking characteristics and cessation...
  97. pmc Impact of smoking cessation on global gene expression in the bronchial epithelium of chronic smokers
    Li Zhang
    Department of Bioinformatics The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:112-8. 2008
  98. ncbi Long-term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions in patients with COPD
    Martine Hoogendoorn
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Thorax 65:711-8. 2010
    The aim of this study was to estimate the long-term (cost-) effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  99. ncbi The hazards and benefits associated with smoking and smoking cessation in Asia: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    K Nakamura
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Tob Control 18:345-53. 2009
  100. ncbi Trends in educational inequalities in smoking and physical activity in Canada: 1974-2005
    P Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:317-23. 2009
    ..However, little research has examined if educational inequalities in either of these important health determinants have changed...
  101. ncbi Effectiveness of tax and price policies in tobacco control
    Frank J Chaloupka
    Economics, College of Business Administration, Health Policy and Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Tob Control 20:235-8. 2011

Research Grants85

  1. The Habenulo-Interpeduncular Pathway and Nicotine
    Christie D Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a basis for further identification of novel drug targets with the goal of developing more efficacious smoking cessation therapeutics...
  2. VitC to Decrease Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy on Infant Lung Function-CCC-Lead
    CYNTHIA T MCEVOY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Patients will meet with research personnel at each prenatal visit and smoking cessation will be actively encouraged...
  3. Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Density and Veteran Cigarette Smokers
    Arthur Brody; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and non-menthol cigarette smokers will be recruited through flyers distributed at the VA Greater Los Angeles Smoking Cessation Programs...
  4. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..proposal review panels and submission, and community health forums;2) research topics - to include diet, smoking cessation, hepatitis B, occupational exposure reduction, comparative- and cost-effectiveness of mobile mammography, ..
  5. Regulation of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Human COPD and Emphysema
    Farrah Kheradmand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Further, progressive lung destruction as is observed in many subjects with COPD, even years after smoking cessation, suggests the presence of a uniquely persistent antigen or immune response modifier, the nature of which ..
  6. VitC to Decrease Effects of Smoking in Pregnancy on Infant Lung Function-DCC
    Cynthia D Morris; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Patients will meet with research personnel at each prenatal visit and smoking cessation will be actively encouraged...
  7. High Throughput Methods to Measure Disparities in Childhood Exposure to Tobacco
    Sharon E Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..exposure, effective public health measures are needed to identify children at risk, increase parental smoking cessation, and implement home smoking restrictions, particularly with respect to minority households...
  8. Reducing Preterm Births in Underserved Pregnant Women
    JAMES G CHRISTIAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..woman's unique risks in six modifiable areas associated with increased risks of preterm birth including smoking cessation, poor nutrition, domestic violence, maternal depression and stress, urinary and reproductive tract ..
  9. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., dietician, smoking cessation, exercise program, peer support, etc...
  10. Integrated PTSD and Smoking Treatment
    Mark B Powers; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Here, my clinical and research experiences have guided me to focus on smoking cessation. Clinically, I have observed that smoking is prevalent among patients who present for the treatment of PTSD, ..
  11. Brain Nicotine Receptor Density &Response to Nicotine Patch
    Arthur Brody; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The goal of the proposed research is to improve the delivery of smoking cessation treatment by determining if pre-treatment 1422* nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR) density in ..
  12. Developing Novel Dual CRF-R1/Orexin-1 Receptor Antagonists for Tobacco Dependence
    Belew Mekonnen; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The majority of current therapies for smoking cessation such as nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion and varenicline target the positive reinforcement or the ..
  13. Integrated Treatment for Smoking Cessation &Anxiety in People with HIV
    Michael J Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This neglect sits on the backdrop of a larger issue in the smoking cessation literature: a general lack of innovation in efficacious psychosocial treatments for nicotine dependence, ..
  14. A+ Head Start Intervention for Smoke Free Homes
    Cynthia S Rand; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and car smoking bans, child's salivary cotinine levels, children's respiratory symptoms, caregiver smoking cessation, school absences, and health care utilization measures...
  15. Clinical trial of air cleaners to improve indoor air quality and COPD health
    Nadia N Hansel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>Smoking cessation can slow disease progress;however, not all people benefit from quitting and many continue to have airway ..
  16. Predictors of Prenatal Care Providers Counseling Women on Tobacco Use/Exposure
    BETH LEONG PINELES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Physician smoking cessation advice and assistance in quitting have been successful preventive health services, and are still needed...
  17. Exercise Intervention for Smoking
    Michael J Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This neglect sits on the backdrop of a larger issue in the smoking cessation literature: a general lack of innovation in efficacious psychosocial treatments for nicotine dependence...
  18. Effect of Baclofen on Alcohol Cue-Elicited Urges to Drink and Smoke
    GEORGE ANTHONY KENNA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..reduced the number of cigarettes smoked per day and cigarette craving, suggesting the utility of baclofen in smoking cessation. These results lead one to conclude that baclofen has the potential to be a new pharmacotherapy intervention ..
  19. 2-Amino-9H-pyrido[2,3-b]indole: a potential colorectal carcinogen formed in tobac
    Robert J Turesky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will be determined, by measuring the levels of AaC in urine and stool of tobacco smokers participating in a smoking cessation study, under a clinical trial setting...
  20. Neurobiological mechanisms of nicotine reinforcement: Role of the nucleus tractus
    LUIS MIGUEL TUESTA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Results from the experiments outlined in this proposal will increase our basic understanding of nicotine addiction, and may provide exciting targets for the development of novel therapeutics for smoking cessation.
  21. Role of PPAR-gamma in Smoking-induced COPD Progression and Steroid Resistance
    Raju C Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The major risk factor is cigarette smoking, but smoking cessation does not halt disease progression. There is currently no effective therapy for COPD...
  22. Development of a Next Generation Vaccine for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Preven
    Grayson B Lipford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a superior anti-nicotine vaccine for smoking cessation. A high incidence of smoking makes smoking-related diseases the leading cause of preventable death and ..
  23. Vitamin D, Epstein-Barr virus infection, and cigarette smoking and risk of multip
    Alberto Ascherio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Whereas smoking cessation can be comfortably promoted on a broad scale, existing evidence is still insufficient to recommend ..
  24. Repurposing cholinesterase inhibitors for smoking cessation
    REBECCA ASHARE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..My prior training has enabled me to develop skills in delivering FDA-approved smoking cessation treatments and conducting human laboratory studies...
  25. Integrated Smoking Cessation and Mood Management for Cardiac Patients
    Andrew M Busch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinical investigator developing innovative treatments to address health behavior change (including smoking cessation) and mood management in medical populations...
  26. Comparative Effectiveness of Post-Discharge Strategies for Hospitalized Smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. The 2008 US Public Health Service Smoking Cessation Guideline recommends offering effective treatment that includes both medication and counseling to smokers in ..
  27. Stress as a determinant of smoking among sub-populations of Blacks in the U.S.
    Adebola O Odunlami; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Findings from this application can inform public health initiatives and shape tailored smoking cessation interventions...
  28. Hybrid atomic force-optical imaging system to investigate prenatal nicotine
    Jeffrey Potts; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is also of clinical significance since nicotine replacement therapy for pregnant women is often regarded as a safe alternative in smoking cessation programs.
  29. Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Therefore, efforts to target these underserved populations with efficacious smoking cessation treatments represents a vital public health effort...
  30. Development of a5* nAChR positive allosteric modulators for tobacco dependence
    JON MARTIN LINDSTROM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PAMs) at a5* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs), that may prove efficacious in facilitating smoking cessation efforts...
  31. Improving the efficacy of anti-nicotine immunotherapy
    Alexey G Mukhin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..goal of this research project is to improve the efficacy of anti-nicotine vaccination/immunotherapy for smoking cessation. The proposal relates to the special interest of NIDA in RFA- OD-09-004: "Nicotine and Tobacco Research" and ..
  32. Distress Tolerance Treatment for Weight Concern in Smoking Cessation Among Women
    Erika Litvin Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2013 an area of critical importance within tobacco dependence: the development and evaluation of innovative smoking cessation interventions for women...
  33. IVR Technology to Mobilize Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation
    SHEILA MARIE ALESSI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..highly efficacious in improving substance abuse treatment outcomes and is receiving increased attention for smoking cessation. Expired carbon monoxide (CO) is the most common objective smoking status test used in smoking research and ..
  34. VICTORY-Virtual Video Game Therapy for Substance Cessation and Recovery
    B Eugene Parker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There is a clear an immediate demand for innovation in the end of smoking cessation treatment. Recent research has shown that virtual (i.e...
  35. Role of Dopamine Transporter: HIV-1 Tat Protein and Nicotine Sensitization
    Jun Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such research will provide new insights into developing effective smoking cessation programs in HIV-positive population...
  36. Liquid Chromatograph-Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer
    Peyton Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Nicotine metabolite ratio predicts efficacy of transdermal nicotine for smoking cessation. (Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2006;79:600-8.)...
  37. Efficacy of Resistance Training as an Aid To Smoking Cessation Treatment
    Joseph T Ciccolo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to test of the efficacy of resistance training as an aid to smoking cessation in the first full scale randomized controlled trial...
  38. Role of nAChR stoichiometry in nicotine-induced upregulation
    CHRISTOPHER I RICHARDS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..regions will improve our understanding of addiction, facilitating the development of new and more effective smoking cessation treatments...
  39. Cigarette Smoking among Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Prospective Study
    JESSICA LYNN BURRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010 theorized to be high, not all patients regard HNSCC diagnosis as a sufficient catalyst for cigarette smoking cessation. Notably, this is despite the fact that continued cigarette smoking is associated with poor clinical ..
  40. Cigarette Smoking Alters the Genomic Tone of Alveolar Macrophages
    Martha M Monick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Even with successful smoking cessation, the risk of developing lung disease persists for years and perhaps decades...
  41. Chemopreventive effect of fish oil derived EPA in lung cancer
    Peiying Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Although smoking cessation is a key to lung cancer prevention, it remains a challenge...
  42. Variants in nicotine receptors and pharmacogenetics
    Xiangning Chen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge obtained from this study can be used to guide future genetic studies of smoking and nicotine addiction and to help development of strategies for smoking cessation and prevention treatments.
  43. Statewide Intervention to Reduce Early Mortality in Persons with Mental Illness
    Stephen J Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of "health mentoring" to assist persons with SMI in achieving improved physical activity, nutrition, smoking cessation, and self-efficacy, and (2) an academic detailing intervention (AD) that will target prescribers using ..
    Neal L Benowitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..An ultimate objective is to use this knowledge to aid in the development of more effective smoking cessation interventions for African-Americans...
  45. Metabolic Consequences of Substance Use in Adolescent Girls
    LORAH DENISE DORN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Compared to men, adult women have more difficulty in smoking cessation, are more likely to experience depression in cessation, and are more sensitive to negative consequences of ..
  46. Treatment of Smoking Among Individuals with PTSD
    Edna B Foa; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for smokers with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that integrates the most effective medication for smoking cessation (varenicline) with prolonged exposure (PE), a highly efficacious cognitive behavioral therapy for PTSD...
  47. An Effectiveness Trial of Maintenance Therapy for Nicotine Dependence
    Robert A Schnoll; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..effectiveness trial to evaluate the benefits of maintenance therapy with transdermal nicotine patches for smoking cessation. Specifically, 660 smokers will receive brief counseling and will be randomized to: standard (8-weeks), ..
  48. Nicotinic receptor genes & substance abuse: Functional studies of associated SNPs
    Jerry A Stitzel; Fiscal Year: 2010 be co-regulated and complex, and that the 13 and 24 subunits might be good targets for development of smoking cessation drugs...
  49. Gated Carbon Nanotube Membrane Transdermal Drug Delivery
    BRUCE JACKSON HINDS; Fiscal Year: 2013 the development of three prototype drug delivery systems with improved therapeutic characteristics for smoking cessation, opiate withdrawal, and chronic pain treatment...
  50. Effects of nicotine and varenicline on ethanol behaviors
    Noah R Gubner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..One preliminary but promising finding is that the FDA-approved smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix), a partial [unreadable]4[unreadable]2 nAChR agonist, decreased ethanol ..
  51. Developing a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Methadone Maintained Smokers
    Nina Cooperman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The few studies of smoking cessation interventions in methadone patients have shown significant reductions in tobacco use during and immediately ..
  52. Culturally-Tailored Smoking Cessation for American Indians
    Won S Choi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, this underserved population has very low smoking cessation and abstinence rates...
  53. PGP, A Possible Biomarker for COPD Exacerbations and or Progression
    J Edwin Blalock; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..inflammatory environment is established, elevated acetyl PGP (N--PGP) levels then persist in COPD even after smoking cessation. We believe this persistence is driven by endogenously produced reactive aldehydes, such as acrolein and ..
  54. Mechanisms of nicotine-induced neuroplasticity
    Katumi Sumikawa; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of addiction processes and may aid in developing therapies for preventing the relapse, and thereby promoting smoking cessation. Increasing evidence indicates that addictive drugs such as nicotine produce addictive behavior by causing ..
  55. Novel Reagents in Mouse Models of Autoimmune COPD
    Michael Borchers; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..expansions of T and B cells in emphysema patients, persistent oligoclonal CD4 T cell expansions following smoking cessation in a mouse model of COPD, and the presence of autoantibodies against lung components in COPD...
  56. Scripps Florida Product Development Partnership for smoking cessation therapeutic
    Paul J Kenny; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The development of efficacious smoking cessation aids is considered the most cost-effective intervention possible within a modern health-care system...
  57. Allosteric Modulators of CB1 Cannabinoid Receptor
    ..Molecules that modify the action of cannabinoid receptors offer a new, potentially very safe approach for drugs to treat these and other diseases. ..
  58. Determinants of Nicotine Reinforcement Thresholds and Demand Elasticity in Rats
    Mark G LeSage; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..being introduced by industry as alternatives to higher nicotine products or examined clinically as aids to smoking cessation. In addition, gradual reduction of the levels of nicotine in cigarettes to render them non-addictive has ..
  59. Phone-Based Postpartum Continuing Care: Smoking Cessation Beginning in Pregnancy
    ..Phone-based protocols for smoking cessation have been widely disseminated and effective because they address the need for flexible access, but are ..
  60. Tobacco Craving in Smokers with Schizophrenia
    Heidi J Wehring; Fiscal Year: 2013 have a major impact on morbidity and mortality, despite attempts to educate smokers and to improve smoking cessation interventions...
  61. Smoking, Sex Hormones and Pregnancy
    Sharon S Allen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Further, this study has the potential to inform new and innovative smoking cessation treatments for women of childbearing age.
  62. Chicago Westside Partnership for Children's Asthma Initiative (CWPC-AI)
    Steven Whitman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..initiative will also partner with SUHI's Breathing Freedom program, a North Lawndale community-based smoking cessation program, to reduce secondhand smoke exposure among children who have asthma...
  63. Development of Pharmacotherapies for Nicotine Addiction
    Frank Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In response to PAR-04-009, we are pleased to submit this application whose overall goal is to find a better smoking cessation drug...
  64. Promoting Oral Health Among Tobacco Users: A Pilot Feasibility Study
    JENNIFER B MC CLURE; Fiscal Year: 2010 to support the development of an oral health promotion program designed to be integrated into standard smoking cessation treatment offered through state tobacco quitlines...
  65. Predictive Smoking Cessation Preclinical Battery
    Daniela Brunner; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..advances in both the understanding of the neurobiology of addiction and the development and approval of smoking cessation therapies, a significant need remains for better smoking cessation aids...
  66. Integrated Web and phone smoking cessation counseling
    CHRISTIAN CARTTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..S., especially for health information. Self-help treatments for smoking cessation are effective, are greatly preferred by smokers, and have the potential to reach more individuals than ..
  67. Incentive-Based Intervention for Smoking Cessation and Prevention in High Schools
    Suchitra Krishnan Sarin; Fiscal Year: 2010 a progressive, relapsing disorder, predominantly initiated during adolescence with few existing smoking cessation strategies and minimally efficacious prevention strategies...
    Andrey P Anokhin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..goal of the proposed study is to identify neurophysiological and behavioral markers of sensitivity to smoking cessation treatment...
  69. In vivo and in vitro tools to target CHRNA5 for smoking cessation.
    Andreas Walz; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..along with animal studies on the CHRNA5 indicates its potential as a therapeutic development strategy for smoking cessation. One strategy for smoking cessation therapies is to break the reward cycle between the act of smoking with ..
  70. Supportive Behaviors to Assist in Smoking Cessation
    Kimber Richter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Social support is an important but frequently under-examined factor in smoking cessation. Specifically, social support has been found to play a key role in successful smoking quit attempts, but efforts to add a social support component ..
  71. Smoking Cessation for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Robert Schnoll; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To date, rigorous studies of smoking cessation interventions for cancer patients have yet to be conducted...
  72. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With lung cancer the leading cancer-related cause of death for both men and women, effective and accessible smoking cessation interventions are needed...
  73. Bupropion for Smoking Cessation in Postpartum Women
    Nancy Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2007 prepare for a future randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of the antidepressant bupropion for smoking cessation in postpartum women...
  74. An Integrated Approach to Smoking Cessation in SMI
    Melanie E Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and evaluating the feasibility, tolerability, acceptability, and safety of an innovative intervention for smoking cessation in people with SMI attending psychiatric rehabilitation programs (PRPs)...
    Nancy Murray; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..their own volition, parental support for a more complete and coherent progression through the stages of smoking cessation may increase the probability that the children will be successful in smoking cessation...
  76. Mood Management Phone Counseling in Smoking Cessation
    David Strong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..history of recurrent major depression (MDD) report higher levels of depressive symptoms when presenting for smoking cessation treatment and have poor smoking outcomes relative to other smokers...
  77. Spirometry to Motivate Quit-Smoking Attempts: Message Development and Testing
    David Kaminsky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..However, the evidence that spirometry enhances smoking cessation is limited...
  78. Developing Genetic Education for Smoking Cessation
    Julia Houfek; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An important area of smoking cessation research involves the development of individualized pharmacological treatment based on a smoker's genotype, or personal genetic profile...
    Jamie Ostroff; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and increased risk of disease recurrence, second primary cancers and mortality -- although high rates of smoking cessation upon cancer diagnosis have been found, at least 30 percent of patients continue to smoke...
  80. Selegiline for Smoking Cessation
    MARC POTENZA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of cigarette smokers who are unable to quit smoking, and thus new and effective pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation are needed...
  81. Smoking Cessation Coach--An Internet Tailoring Program
    Daniel Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Computers have increasingly been evaluated as a method to deliver smoking cessation self-help messages...
    William Riley; Fiscal Year: 1999
    The overall goal of this project is to develop a self-help smoking cessation with an integrated weight control component...
  83. From Guideline to Practice: A Nursing Intervention to Help Smokers Quit
    Linda Sarna; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite its availability, the Guideline for evidence-based smoking cessation interventions is underutilized by healthcare professionals...
    James Shikany; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..However, very few studies have examined the effect of smoking cessation on intake or plasma concentrations of these micronutrients...
  85. An Economic Study of Three Decades of Smoking Cessation
    Donald Kenkel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Study 1 investigates the flow of information from manufacturers of smoking cessation products to consumers...