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Smoking Treatment of Prisoners (STOP)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Identifier:
First received: May 11, 2005
Last updated: January 11, 2017
Last verified: September 2008
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 Intervention Phase
Tobacco Use Cessation Tobacco Use Disorder Behavioral: 10-week smoking cessation group therapy combined with NicoDerm CQ Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Smoking Treatment of Prisoners: Project "STOP"

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • smoking cessation

Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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.

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 identifier: 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 Identifier: NCT00110630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-15774-2
Study First Received: May 11, 2005
Last Updated: January 11, 2017

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 processed this record on September 21, 2017