Development and evaluation of NicotineFreeKids was funded, in part, by Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants awarded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Here are some of the reports and published articles associated with these studies.
Computer-Assisted Smoking Cessation Program for Teenage Smokers: A Preliminary Report 1998 by Albert Jerome Ph.D. The purpose of this project was to adapt a version of the LifeSign Smoking Cessation Program for use by teen smokers. The primary goals of this project were met successfully. We developed a prototype of the LS-T program and conducted a preliminary outcome study with adolescent smokers in a local high school.
Combining Scheduled Reduction with Nicotine Replacement 1998 by Albert Jerome Ph.D. This Phase I project was the first step toward developing and evaluating a self-help adjuvant behavioral treatment for use in conjunction with the transdermal nicotine patch (TNP) for smoking cessation. The product tested during this project includes two components: a credit-card sized hand-held computer and a behavioral treatment guide. (more…)