Relationship between nicotine tolerance questionnaire scores and plasma cotinine.

  title={Relationship between nicotine tolerance questionnaire scores and plasma cotinine.},
  author={Cynthia S. Pomerleau and Ovide F. Pomerleau and Mark J. Majchrzak and Deborah D. Kloska and R Malakuti},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  volume={15 1},
The Fagerström Tolerance Questionnaire (TQ) is often used in both research and treatment contexts to evaluate nicotine tolerance and physiological dependence in cigarette smokers. Recently, however, questions about its validity and its usefulness in comparison to other easily collected measures have been raised. In the present study, 100 male subjects reporting for experimental sessions (Sample I) and 50 male and female subjects entering a smoking cessation clinic program (Sample II) were… CONTINUE READING

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