Evaluation of Tobacco Treatment Strategies for Inpatient Psychiatry

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Investigator: Neal L. Benowitz, MD
Sponsor: Stanford University

Location(s): United States

Description

Individuals with mental illness or addictive disorders account for a staggering 44% to 46% of the US tobacco market. The overall goal of this research is to identify efficacious strategies for treating tobacco dependence among adult smokers hospitalized with severe mental illness.

The overall goal of this research is to identify efficacious strategies for treating tobacco dependence among adult smokers hospitalized with severe mental illness. Using a three group additive design, this randomized clinical trial (N=1100) is evaluating tobacco cessation treatments of varying intensities initiated in the acute psychiatric inpatient setting.