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The Effect of Smoking on Perception

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00456534
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2007 by American University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
American University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the experiment is to examine the effect of smoking on how individuals recognize and interpret sensory information.

Condition or disease
Nicotine Dependence

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.

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 130 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : November 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Smoking





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

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)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00456534


Contacts
Contact: Lisa Fucito, M.A. 202-885-1792 bphp@american.edu

Locations
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    bphp@american.edu   
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
American University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lisa Fucito, M.A. American University

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00456534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Study 014
First Posted: April 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

Keywords provided by American University:
Smoking

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tobacco Use Disorder
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders