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Smoking Treatment of Prisoners (STOP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00110630
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2017
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of a 10-week smoking cessation therapy combined with NicoDerm CQ for smoking cessation among female prisoners.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tobacco Use Cessation Tobacco Use Disorder Behavioral: 10-week smoking cessation group therapy combined with NicoDerm CQ Phase 3

Detailed Description:
This is a randomized controlled trial utilizing a wait-list control group to examine 10-week group therapy and nicotine replacement compared to wait-list for smoking cessation among female prisoners.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 250 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Smoking Treatment of Prisoners: Project "STOP"
Study Start Date : June 2005
Primary Completion Date : September 2007
Study Completion Date : September 2007

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Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. smoking cessation

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1) current smoker and (2) seeking group treatment to quit smoking.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • (1) non-english speaking, (2) housed in segregation, (3) presence of active, severe mental illness as defined by active psychosis, manic episode, or imminently suicidal/homicidal, (4) mental retardation such that they cannot provide informed consent, and (5) due to be released or transferred to another facility within the next year.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00110630

United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Principal Investigator: Karen Cropsey, Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
More Information

Responsible Party: Karen Cropsey, Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00110630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-15774-2
First Posted: May 11, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2017
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA):
nicotine dependence

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