Strategies to Avoid Returning to Smoking (STARTS)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00757068|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 27, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Smoking||Behavioral: CBT addressing postpartum mood and weight concerns Behavioral: Supportive Behavioral Therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Addressing Postpartum Mood and Weight Concerns to Sustain Smoking Cessation|
|Study Start Date :||September 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2014|
Active Comparator: SBT
Women assigned to SBT (blue) will receive a six month program that offers to help them stay quit after having a baby.
Behavioral: Supportive Behavioral Therapy
Women will be assigned an individual counselor who will meet with them face-to-face six times and telephone them seven times. A non-specific, supportive condition will be delivered to women who want to remain smoke-free after they give birth.
Women assigned to CBT (pink) will receive a six month treatment designed to provide support and address the concerns of women who have just had a baby and do not want to resume smoking.
Behavioral: CBT addressing postpartum mood and weight concerns
Women will be assigned an individual counselor who will meet with them face-to-face six times and telephone them seven times. In these treatment sessions, the counselor will address postpartum mood and weight concerns.
- Abstinence at 12 months postpartum [ Time Frame: through 12 months ]
- Explore factors associated with abstinence postpartum. [ Time Frame: 0-12 months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00757068
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||Michele D Levine, PhD||University of Pittsburgh|