Effects of voucher-based incentives on abstinence from cigarette smoking and fetal growth among pregnant women.

@article{Heil2008EffectsOV,
  title={Effects of voucher-based incentives on abstinence from cigarette smoking and fetal growth among pregnant women.},
  author={Sarah H. Heil and Stephen T. Higgins and Ira M. Bernstein and Laura J. Solomon and Randall E Rogers and Colleen S. Thomas and Gary J. Badger and Mary Ellen Lynch},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2008},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={1009-18}
}
AIMS This study examined whether voucher-based reinforcement therapy (VBRT) contingent upon smoking abstinence during pregnancy is an effective method for decreasing maternal smoking during pregnancy and improving fetal growth. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS A two-condition, parallel-groups, randomized controlled trial was conducted in a university… CONTINUE READING