Effects of cigarette package colors and warning labels on Marlboro smokers’ risk beliefs, product appraisals, and smoking behavior: a randomized trial
This factorial, randomized study evaluated the impact of package color and warning labels on risk beliefs, subjective ratings, and smoking behavior in 180 adult cigarette smokers.
Varenicline combined with oral nicotine replacement therapy and smartphone-based medication reminders for smoking cessation: Feasibility randomized controlled trial
This study examined the effects of varenicline alone or in combination with oral nicotine replacement therapy, each given with or without smartphone medication reminders, on pharmacotherapy adherence and smoking abstinence in 34 adults enrolled in a smoking cessation program.
This study evaluated the association between salivary DNA methylation levels and cognitive performance in 56 current smokers and ex-smokers aged 25–55 years.
Comparison of the Bluetooth iCOquit, piCO, and Vitalograph for the assessment of breath carbon monoxide among adults initiating smoking cessation and standardized canisters
This randomized study examined the validity of different CO monitors for the assessment of breath CO levels in 93 adults initiating smoking cessation treatment.
Right inferior frontal gyrus theta-burst stimulation reduces smoking behaviors and strengthens fronto-striatal-limbic resting-state functional connectivity: A randomized crossover trial
This double-blind, randomized, crossover study examined effects of neuromodulation of the right inferior frontal gyrus on smoking behavior in 31 nicotine-dependent adults.
Associations of DHEA(S) with negative and positive affect in people who smoke daily with elevated and low depression symptoms: A pilot laboratory study
This study examined the association between DHEA(S) levels and negative and positive affect in 88 regular cigarette smokers with elevated depression symptoms.
Efficacy and safety of combination behavioral activation for smoking cessation and varenicline for treating tobacco dependence among individuals with current or past major depressive disorder: A 2 × 2 factorial, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
This randomized, placebo-controlled study examined the efficacy and safety of behavioral activation for smoking cessation versus standard behavioral treatment (with each treatment administered in combination with placebo or varenicline) in 300 adult smokers with current or past major depressive disorder.
Smoking status affects cognitive, emotional and neural-connectivity response to distress-inducing auditory feedback
This study examined the relationship between distress tolerance and task-based functional connectivity in 62 individuals aged 25–55 years who were current or former smokers.
Effect of experimental exposures to 3-D printer emissions on nasal allergen responses and lung diffusing capacity for inhaled carbon monoxide/nitric oxide in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis
This crossover study evaluated the effect of 2 hours of exposure to 3D printer emissions on allergen responsiveness and lung diffusing capacity in 28 young subjects (18–40 years) with seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Smokers’ self-report and behavioral reactivity to combined personal smoking cues (proximal + environment + people): A pilot study
This study examined (i) the magnitude of self-reported craving and smoking behavior in response to personal versus non-personal smoking cues and (ii) the impact of deprivation on reactivity to cue exposures in 15 daily smokers.
This study examined the direct effects of induced boredom on impulsive choice in 41 users of cocaine aged 18–60 years, as compared with 38 matched community-based control subjects.
Effect of progesterone administration in male and female smokers on nicotine withdrawal and neural response to smoking cues: Role of progesterone conversion to allopregnanolone
This double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled crossover study examined whether use of allopregnanolone instead of progesterone during a brief abstinence period had a therapeutic effect in 39 male and female smokers, including whether the effect was different in females versus males.
Testing the efficacy of real-time fMRI neurofeedback for training people who smoke daily to upregulate neural responses to nondrug rewards
This proof-of-concept study examined whether the ability to upregulate responses in reward-related brain areas was augmented by real-time functional MRI neurofeedback training, as compared with no feedback; the study included 44 adults who smoked >5 cigarettes per day, with patients equally allocated to the intervention or control group.
Progesterone increases nicotine withdrawal and anxiety in male but not female smokers during brief abstinence
This double-blind, randomized crossover study examined the effects of progesterone versus placebo on symptoms of nicotine use disorder in 66 non-treatment-seeking male and female smokers over a four-day abstinence period.
Threshold for the pleasurable effects of nicotine are lower than its reinforcing effects during self-administration
This double-blind, crossover study examined the similarity between thresholds for the subjective and physiological effects of nicotine in 34 young adult daily smokers given repeated opportunities to choose blinded doses of nicotine versus placebo.
The effects of pictorial health warning label on waterpipe (low- and high-frequency) smokers’ experiences, toxicant exposures, and puffing behavior
This crossover study evaluated the effects of pictorial health warning labels on puffing behavior, subjective experiences, and toxicant exposures in 60 low- and high-frequency waterpipe smokers in the United States.
This cross-sectional study examined carbon monoxide toxicity in 101 automobile drivers aged 18–60 years in Chennai, India. Expired-breath carbon monoxide […]
Association of depression symptom level with smoking urges, cigarette withdrawal, and smoking reinstatement: A preliminary laboratory study
This study examined smoking urges, cigarette withdrawal, and smoking reinstatement in 80 daily cigarette smokers with low or elevated depressive […]
A clinical laboratory model for evaluating the acute effects of electronic cigarettes”: Nicotine delivery profile and cardiovascular and subjective effects”
This study examined toxicant exposure, cardiovascular response, and the subjective effects of smoking two marketed e-cigarettes brands in 32 tobacco […]
This study examined systemic absorption of nicotine, carbon monoxide, and carcinogens after single use of a waterpipe (ie hookah) in […]
Effectiveness of a smoking cessation algorithm integrated into HIV primary care: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
This paper described the design of a randomized controlled trial that will examine the effectiveness of a computer-generated smoking cessation […]
Cognitive and emotional responses to pictorial warning labels and their association with quitting measures after continued exposure
This randomized, parallel-group trial examined the response to pictorial warning labels, as compared with no warning labels or text-only warning […]
This randomized, double-blind trial examined the effect of low- or high-dose transdermal nicotine, as compared with placebo, on stress reactivity […]
Dorsolateral prefrontal and orbitofrontal cortex interactions during self-control of cigarette craving
This study used transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with functional MRI to examine frontal lobe contributions to cue-induced drug craving under […]
A comparative study of systemic carcinogen exposure in waterpipe smokers, cigarette smokers and non-smokers
This study compared systemic carcinogen exposure in exclusive waterpipe smokers (n=24), cigarette smokers (n=23), and non-smokers (n=28). As part of […]
Triangulating abuse liability assessment for flavoured cigar products using physiological, behavioural economic and subjective assessments: A within-subjects clinical laboratory protocol
This study evaluated whether flavor availability affected measures of abuse liability (including nicotine exposure) in 25 cigarette smokers aged 18–25 years. […]
Contingency management for smoking cessation among individuals with type 2 diabetes: Protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled feasibility trial
This paper describes the design of a randomized controlled trial that will explore the feasibility of contingency management and biochemical […]
Isradipine enhancement of virtual reality cue exposure for smoking cessation: Rationale and study protocol for a double-blind randomized controlled trial
This paper describes the design of a double-blind, randomized trial that will evaluate the effect of isradipine versus placebo on […]
This open-label, randomized study examined the feasibility and utility of using nicotine nasal spray plus counselling, as compared with counselling […]
This study investigated urinary concentrations of biomarkers of DNA oxidative damage (ie 8-oxodG and 8-oxoGuo) and expired carbon monoxide in […]
This study explored the level of agreement in expired air carbon monoxide values measured with the Vitalograph BreathCO or the […]
Automated mobile delivery of financial incentives for smoking cessation among socioeconomically disadvantaged adults: Feasibility study
This study evaluated the feasibility of an automated smartphone-based approach to delivering financial incentives in 16 socioeconomically disadvantaged adults initiating […]
This unblinded, within-participant, pre–post clinical trial examined whether abstinence from e-cigarettes resulted in withdrawal symptoms in 109 former smokers. Lung […]
Breathanalysis of expired carbonmonoxide and its correlation with symptoms of toxicity among urban automobile drivers
This cross-sectional study examined expired carbon monoxide in the breath of 101 motor vehicle drivers in heavy traffic zones in […]
This study tested the impact of proximal and personal environment pictorial cues on subjective and behavioral cue reactivity in 48 […]
Vaping expectancies: A qualitative study among young adult nonusers, smokers, vapers, and dual users
This study used a qualitative approach to derive and refine e-cigarette expectancy themes among 49 young adult non-users, e-cigarette vapers, […]