Columbia, Missouri 65211

  • Tobacco Use Disorder


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of two behavioral interventions on smoking behavior - Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). MORE is a behavioral therapy that integrates mindfulness training to modify reward processes. CBT is a therapy designed to help individuals understand how their thoughts and feelings influence their behaviors.


Inclusion Criteria: - Age 18 and up - English fluency as demonstrated in providing informed consent and the ability to independently follow directions in completing assigned assessments and tasks - Functional vision (with corrective lenses as needed) to complete assigned assessments and tasks - Current nicotine dependent smoker with a minimum smoking history of 2 years - Interest in quitting smoking Exclusion Criteria: - Use of psychotropic (e.g. antiepileptic) medications in the past month - Positive urine drug screen - Presence of an untreated medical illness - Current or past psychosis - History of major neurological illness or head injury resulting in loss of consciousness - And contraindication to MRI, including claustrophobia - Among females, positive urine pregnancy test - Inability or unwillingness of subject to give informed consent



Primary Contact:

Madhura Athreya, MS
Phone: 5738822977

Backup Contact:

Brett Froeliger, PhD
Phone: 5738824785

Location Contact:

Columbia, Missouri 65211
United States

Brett Froeliger, PhD
Phone: 573-882-4785

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: August 03, 2021

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