Ursula Grohs

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To control for likely overreporting of abstinence in clinical trials of smoking cessation aids, field convention demands the corroboration of subjects' self-reports by a biochemical/pharmacological marker. It is, however, currently debated if urinary cotinine (UC), a metabolite of nicotine, should be preferred because of its higher sensitivity, although(More)
AIMS To compare the efficacy and safety of a novel psychological intervention for smoking cessation called psychodynamic model (PDM) training to an active control condition of sustained-release bupropion. DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial with allocation concealment. SETTING Private psychiatric practice. PARTICIPANTS Seven hundred and(More)
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