Paulene Popek

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The stimuli controlling the rate at which people smoke cigarettes have not been clearly defined. On the hypothesis that smoking is basically nicotine-seeking behavior. nicotine available to the subject was experimentally manipulated through controlling cigarette size and nicotine content. In Experiment I, subjects given their own cigarettes in whole, half,(More)
The authors present three case studies which suggest that smoking withdrawal symptoms in certain individuals may be due to removal of nicotine per se, implying that smokers may develop a true physical dependence on cigarettes. Nicotine replacement by use of an experimental chewing gum containing nicotine in various dosages successfully prevented or(More)
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