Extended Cessation Treatment for Teen Smokers

Trial ID or NCT#



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This study is designed to test the efficacy of an extended smoking cessation program for teen smokers. We hypothesize that teen smokers randomized to extended treatment will have a higher abstinence rate at 52 week follow-up than teen smokers receiving only open label treatment.

Official Title

Extended Cessation Treatment for Teen Smokers

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 14 Years to 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Age 14-18 at the beginning of the study Smoking at least 10 cigarettes per day At least one quit attempt in previous 6mos
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Current DSM-IV disorder (depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and agoraphobia) Current self report of daily or heavy use (more than three times per week) of any drugs (marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, opiates, stimulants, etc.) Positive urine pregnancy test Currently on bupropion (Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Zyban) or other antidepressants, MAOI's, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines Currently on NRT Currently receiving formal treatment for substance abuse problem, depression or anxiety


Joel Killen