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Lack of attentional retraining effects in cigarette smokers attempting cessation: a proof of concept double-blind randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Observational studies have shown that attentional bias for smoking-related cues is associated with increased craving and relapse. Laboratory experiments have shown that manipulating attentional bias may change craving. Interventions to reduce attentional bias could reduce relapse in smokers seeking to quit. We report a clinical trial of attentional retraining in treatment-seeking smokers. METHODS: This was a double-blind randomised controlled trial that took place in UK smoking ce...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.01.041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Funding agency for:
Begh, R
Grant:
Doctoral Research Fellowship DRF-2009-02-15
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Drug and alcohol dependence Journal website
Volume:
149
Pages:
158-165
Publication date:
2015-04-01
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EISSN:
1879-0046
ISSN:
0376-8716
Source identifiers:
508208
Language:
English
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2015-12-10

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