Contingent vouchers and motivational interviewing for cigarette smokers in residential substance abuse treatment.

@article{Rohsenow2015ContingentVA,
  title={Contingent vouchers and motivational interviewing for cigarette smokers in residential substance abuse treatment.},
  author={Damaris J. Rohsenow and Jennifer W. Tidey and Rosemarie A. Martin and Suzanne M Colby and A. Sirota and R. M. Swift and Peter Monti},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={2015},
  volume={55},
  pages={29-38}
}
Residential drug treatment provides an opportunity to intervene with smokers with substance use disorders (SUD). A randomized controlled clinical trial compared: (1) contingent vouchers (CV) for smoking abstinence to noncontingent vouchers (NCV), crossed with (2) motivational interviewing (MI) or brief advice (BA), for 184 smokers in SUD treatment. During the voucher period, 36% of carbon monoxide readings indicated smoking abstinence for those receiving CV versus 13% with NCV (p < .001). Post… CONTINUE READING