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A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness. / Hickling, Lauren M.; Perez-Iglesias, Rocio; McNeill, Ann Denise; Dawkins, Lynne; Moxham, John; Ruffell, Tamatha Ophelia; Sendt, Kyra-Verena; McGuire, Philip.

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Hickling, LM, Perez-Iglesias, R, McNeill, AD, Dawkins, L, Moxham, J, Ruffell, TO, Sendt, K-V & McGuire, P 2018, 'A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness', Psychological Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291718001782

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Hickling, L. M., Perez-Iglesias, R., McNeill, A. D., Dawkins, L., Moxham, J., Ruffell, T. O., ... McGuire, P. (2018). A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness. Psychological Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291718001782

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Hickling LM, Perez-Iglesias R, McNeill AD, Dawkins L, Moxham J, Ruffell TO et al. A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness. Psychological Medicine. 2018 Jul 10. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291718001782

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Hickling, Lauren M. ; Perez-Iglesias, Rocio ; McNeill, Ann Denise ; Dawkins, Lynne ; Moxham, John ; Ruffell, Tamatha Ophelia ; Sendt, Kyra-Verena ; McGuire, Philip. / A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness. In: Psychological Medicine. 2018.

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title = "A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness",
abstract = "BackgroundSmoking is the largest single contributor to poor physical health and increased mortality in people with serious mental illnesses. The aim of the study was to investigate the utility of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a harm reduction intervention in this population.MethodFifty tobacco smokers with a psychotic disorder were enrolled onto a 24-week pilot study (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02212041) investigating the efficacy of a 6-week free e-cigarette intervention to reduce smoking. Cigarette and e-cigarette use was self-reported at weekly visits, and verified using carbon monoxide tests. Psychopathology, e-cigarette acceptability and adverse effects were assessed using standardised scales.ResultsThere was a significant (⩾50{\%}) reduction in cigarettes consumed per day between baseline and week 6 [F(2.596,116.800) = 25.878, p < 0.001], and e-cigarette use was stable during this period [F(2.932,46.504) = 2.023, p = 0.115]. These changes were verified by significant carbon monoxide reductions between these time points [F(3.335,126.633) = 5.063, p = 0.002].ConclusionsThe provision of e-cigarettes is a potentially useful harm reduction intervention in smokers with a psychotic disorder.",
keywords = "SMOKING, MENTAL HEALTH, Electronic cigarettes, HARM REDUCTION",
author = "Hickling, {Lauren M.} and Rocio Perez-Iglesias and McNeill, {Ann Denise} and Lynne Dawkins and John Moxham and Ruffell, {Tamatha Ophelia} and Kyra-Verena Sendt and Philip McGuire",
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T1 - A pre-post pilot study of electronic cigarettes to reduce smoking in people with severe mental illness

AU - Hickling, Lauren M.

AU - Perez-Iglesias, Rocio

AU - McNeill, Ann Denise

AU - Dawkins, Lynne

AU - Moxham, John

AU - Ruffell, Tamatha Ophelia

AU - Sendt, Kyra-Verena

AU - McGuire, Philip

PY - 2018/7/10

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N2 - BackgroundSmoking is the largest single contributor to poor physical health and increased mortality in people with serious mental illnesses. The aim of the study was to investigate the utility of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a harm reduction intervention in this population.MethodFifty tobacco smokers with a psychotic disorder were enrolled onto a 24-week pilot study (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02212041) investigating the efficacy of a 6-week free e-cigarette intervention to reduce smoking. Cigarette and e-cigarette use was self-reported at weekly visits, and verified using carbon monoxide tests. Psychopathology, e-cigarette acceptability and adverse effects were assessed using standardised scales.ResultsThere was a significant (⩾50%) reduction in cigarettes consumed per day between baseline and week 6 [F(2.596,116.800) = 25.878, p < 0.001], and e-cigarette use was stable during this period [F(2.932,46.504) = 2.023, p = 0.115]. These changes were verified by significant carbon monoxide reductions between these time points [F(3.335,126.633) = 5.063, p = 0.002].ConclusionsThe provision of e-cigarettes is a potentially useful harm reduction intervention in smokers with a psychotic disorder.

AB - BackgroundSmoking is the largest single contributor to poor physical health and increased mortality in people with serious mental illnesses. The aim of the study was to investigate the utility of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a harm reduction intervention in this population.MethodFifty tobacco smokers with a psychotic disorder were enrolled onto a 24-week pilot study (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02212041) investigating the efficacy of a 6-week free e-cigarette intervention to reduce smoking. Cigarette and e-cigarette use was self-reported at weekly visits, and verified using carbon monoxide tests. Psychopathology, e-cigarette acceptability and adverse effects were assessed using standardised scales.ResultsThere was a significant (⩾50%) reduction in cigarettes consumed per day between baseline and week 6 [F(2.596,116.800) = 25.878, p < 0.001], and e-cigarette use was stable during this period [F(2.932,46.504) = 2.023, p = 0.115]. These changes were verified by significant carbon monoxide reductions between these time points [F(3.335,126.633) = 5.063, p = 0.002].ConclusionsThe provision of e-cigarettes is a potentially useful harm reduction intervention in smokers with a psychotic disorder.

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