Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Smoking Cessation in the Primary Care Setting (ACT)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and potential efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in enhancing smoking cessation among attendees in primary healthcare settings.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Individual, Telephone-delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Smoking Cessation in the Primary Healthcare Setting: Feasibility and Potential Efficacy|
- 7-day point prevalence by self report [ Time Frame: at 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- validated self-report not smoking measured [ Time Frame: at 6 months after the baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Obtaining CO measurement and testing urinary cotinine for those participants who report quitting smoking
- Feasibility outcomes [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Feasibility outcomes will be assessed in terms of participant recruitment, programme attendance and retention, their acceptance of physical cravings, emotions and thoughts related to smoking
|Study Start Date:||July 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2015|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Placebo Comparator: Self-help materials
Participants will be given printed self-help materials on smoke quitting developed by the Department of Health, Hong Kong.
Experimental: Self-help materials & ACT
In addition to the set of printed self-help materials on smoke quitting as the participants of control group will be provided. Participants in the intervention group will be provided three sessions of ACT for smoking cessation. Initial ACT session will be given at the centre which will take about 15-20 minutes. The two subsequent sessions will be provided by telephone.
Participants in the intervention group will be provided three sessions of ACT for smoking cessation. Initial ACT session will be given at the centre which will take about 15-20 minutes. The two subsequent sessions will be provided by telephone.
Other Name: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
The program is preventive and corrective, and carries brief messages by approaching and influencing services attendees who may not be able to reach in traditional reactive approach method of service users. Those traditional approaches are, for example, quitline and smoking cessation clinic. It can therefore benefit a larger population at low cost.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01652508
|School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong|
|United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service, Kwong Fuk Community Health Centre|
|Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong|
|Heavenly Joy Family Clinic|
|Tin Shui Wai, New Territories, Hong Kong|
|Principal Investigator:||YW Mak, PhD||School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Principal Investigator:||AY Loke, PhD||School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|