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The Effect of Smoking on Perception

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2007 by American University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
American University Identifier:
First received: April 3, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of the experiment is to examine the effect of smoking on how individuals recognize and interpret sensory information.

Nicotine Dependence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by American University:

Estimated Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: November 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2007
Detailed Description:
Participation requires one 90-minute visit on the American University campus that involves completing questionnaires and computer tasks, watching a film, and smoking a cigarette. Participants earn 30 dollars.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between ages 18 and 60
  • Regular, daily smoker
  • Smoke for at least 1 year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Color Blind
  • Smoking Related Health Problems (Chronic Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Emphysema)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00456534

Contact: Lisa Fucito, M.A. 202-885-1792

United States, District of Columbia
American University, Dept. of Psychology Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20016
Contact: Lisa Fucito, M.A.    202-885-1792   
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
American University
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A. American University
  More Information Identifier: NCT00456534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Study 014
Study First Received: April 3, 2007
Last Updated: April 3, 2007

Keywords provided by American University:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tobacco Use Disorder
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 18, 2017