Effect of varenicline on aspects of inhibitory control in smokers

@article{Austin2014EffectOV,
  title={Effect of varenicline on aspects of inhibitory control in smokers},
  author={A. J. Austin and Theodora Duka and Jennifer M. Rusted and Anne Jackson},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={231},
  pages={3771-3785}
}
RationaleVarenicline, a partial agonist at α4β2 nicotinic receptors (nAChRs) aids smoking cessation by reducing craving. Successful quitting may be associated with greater inhibitory control but the effectiveness of varenicline in this regard is unknown.ObjectivesThis study aimed to investigate the effect of varenicline on aspects of inhibitory control in smokers.MethodsA double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigating the effect of varenicline 1 mg (or matched placebo) in satiated and… 

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