Craving to smoke in orthodox Jewish smokers who abstain on the Sabbath: a comparison to a baseline and a forced abstinence workday

@article{Dar2005CravingTS,
  title={Craving to smoke in orthodox Jewish smokers who abstain on the Sabbath: a comparison to a baseline and a forced abstinence workday},
  author={Reuven Dar and Florencia Stronguin and Roni Marouani and Meir Krupsky and Hanan Frenk},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={183},
  pages={294-299}
}
RationalePrevious studies suggest that craving for cigarettes is substantially influenced by non-nicotine mechanisms such as habits, cues, and expectations. As orthodox Jews must refrain from smoking during the Sabbath, examining their craving levels during this habitual abstinence may be informative in separating smoking deprivation from other determinants of craving and withdrawal.ObjectiveTo examine the extent to which the habitual abstinence of Orthodox Jews during the Sabbath is associated… 

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