Results from two pharmacotherapy trials show alcoholic smokers were more severely alcohol dependent but less prone to relapse than alcoholic non-smokers.

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AIMS To assess the role of smoking on treatment outcome in quitting alcoholics on the background of the priming or coping hypothesis (Rohsenow et al., 1997). METHODS Data sets of placebo treated patients of the German phase III trial of naltrexone (Gastpar et al., 2002) and of acamprosate treated patients of a German phase IV trial Soyka et al., 2002… (More)

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@article{Schmidt2007ResultsFT, title={Results from two pharmacotherapy trials show alcoholic smokers were more severely alcohol dependent but less prone to relapse than alcoholic non-smokers.}, author={Lutz Gerhardt Schmidt and Michael N Smolka}, journal={Alcohol and alcoholism}, year={2007}, volume={42 3}, pages={241-6} }