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West Los Angeles, California 90073


Purpose:

The purpose of the study was to determine how the treatments for cigarette craving work. Hypothesis: During exposure to cigarette-related cues, heavy smokers will have greater reductions in regional brain activation from before to after both forms of active treatments than from before to after placebo.


Study summary:

PET and fMRI scanning were used to examine brain activity and activation in cigarette smokers in response to cigarette-related cues.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Heavy smoker, more than one pack per day - Free of medical conditions or medications that affect brain activity - Not pregnant Exclusion Criteria: Drug or alcohol dependence Mental Illness Pregnancy Medications that affect brain function Unstable medical conditions


NCT ID:

NCT00108173


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Arthur L. Brody, MD
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West LA


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

West Los Angeles, California 90073
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 17, 2017

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