Contingency management improves smoking cessation treatment outcomes among highly impulsive adolescent smokers relative to cognitive behavioral therapy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Impulsive adolescents have difficulty quitting smoking. We examined if treatments that provide behavioral incentives for abstinence improve treatment outcomes among impulsive adolescent smokers, who have been shown to be highly sensitive to reward. METHODS We ran secondary data analyses on 64 teen smokers (mean age=16.36 [1.44]; cigarettes/day… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.009

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