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Mediators of the effect of nicotine pre-treatment on quitting smoking

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Using smoking cessation medications for several weeks prior to quitting smoking facilitates quitting success, but how it does so is not clear. Candidate theories are that pre-cessation medication enhances self-efficacy, facilitates medication adherence post-quit, induces aversion to smoking, reduces reward from smoking, or reduces the drive to smoke. We investigated these pathways using data from a large trial of nicotine preloading, using mediation analysis. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/add.14401

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Addiction Journal website
Volume:
113
Issue:
12
Pages:
2280-2289
Publication date:
2018-09-16
Acceptance date:
2018-07-25
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EISSN:
1360-0443
ISSN:
0965-2140
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891244
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pubs:891244
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uuid:deaab8e8-ac43-436a-ac89-fe9f55249cc5
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pubs:891244
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2018-07-26

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