Effect of bupropion on physiological measures of stress in smokers during nicotine withdrawal.

@article{Kotlyar2006EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bupropion on physiological measures of stress in smokers during nicotine withdrawal.},
  author={Michael E. Kotlyar and Lisa Hartman Brauer and Mustafa al'Absi and David E. Adson and W. N. Robiner and Paul D. Thuras and Jennifer Huang Harris and Mary E Finocchi and Carrie A. Bronars and Suzanne Candell and Dorothy K. Hatsukami},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={370-9}
}
Studies suggest that among cigarette smokers trying to quit, stress undermines abstinence. Little research has assessed if therapies that increase smoking cessation rates impact physiological measures of stress response. Forty-three subjects completed this repeated-measures study in which a laboratory assessment was completed at baseline and after 17 days of treatment with either placebo (n=15), bupropion sustained release (150 mg twice daily) (n=14) or bupropion with stress reduction… CONTINUE READING