Relationship between weight status and delay discounting in a sample of adolescent cigarette smokers.

@article{Fields2011RelationshipBW,
  title={Relationship between weight status and delay discounting in a sample of adolescent cigarette smokers.},
  author={Sherecce A Fields and Mae Sabet and Adam Peal and Brady A. Reynolds},
  journal={Behavioural pharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={266-8}
}
Obesity and cigarette smoking are often cited separately as the top two preventable causes of death in the United States; however, little research has explored the factors associated with being both obese and a smoker. Delay discounting is a behavioral characteristic that may underlie both of these conditions/behaviors. Delay discounting describes the extent to which an individual discounts the value of an outcome because of a delay in its occurrence. Higher rates of discounting are often… CONTINUE READING