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Chemical Dependency and Smoking Cessation: Patient's Views - 1

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: January 17, 2003
Last updated: January 11, 2017
Last verified: October 2016
The purpose of this study is to asses patient views on smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction during drug treatment.

Condition Phase
Tobacco Use Disorder
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Chemical Dependency and Smoking Cessation: Patient's Views

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Further study details as provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):

Enrollment: 125
Study Start Date: December 1999
Study Completion Date: February 2005
Detailed Description:
Participants included 34 patients who had never voluntarily quit smoking for longer than 24 hours (continuous smokers), 34 smokers who had quit smoking for at least 24 hours before but had relapsed (relapsers), and 10 former smokers who had been abstinent for at least the past 6 months (successful quitters). We held 7 focus groups, 3 with continuous smokers and 4 with relapsers. Focus groups lasted 2 hours and were held at participants' clinics to preserve confidentiality. We conducted hour-long individual interviews with successful quitters. All participants completed a brief written survey immediately before their session. Survey items included questions on demographics, smoking behaviors, and motivation for cessation, reduction, and nicotine maintenance. We reimbursed all participants $40 and provided a meal to focus group attendees.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Substance abuse treatment patients

Inclusion Criteria:

Selection criteria included being 18 years or older, smoking 5 or more cigarettes per day for at least 2 years, and being enrolled continuously in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) for at least the past 2 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

Being less than 18 years of age, smoking 4 or fewer cigarettes per day, smoking less than daily for less than 2 years, and not being enrolled continuously in methadone treatment for at least the 2 past years.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00051883

United States, Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160 7420
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Kimber Richter, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kimber Richter, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center Identifier: NCT00051883     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-00450-1
Study First Received: January 17, 2003
Last Updated: January 11, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tobacco Use Disorder
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017