ATTUD Journal Club Postings

Another New Behavioral Treatment for Tobacco Dependence

For many years there was a dearth of research on new behavioral treatments for tobacco dependence, but recently we have had several; e.g., Mindfulness therapy (MT), Acceptance/Commitment Therapy (ACT), Behavioral Activation Therapy (BAT) , Positive Psychotherapy(PP) and Contingency Management (CM). One other possible new treatment that has yet to be formally tested is manipulating behavioral […]

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Have we failed to detect some withdrawal symptoms?

Thirty years ago, a list of signs and symptoms of tobacco withdrawal were derived from experimental studies. Amazingly, since then not a single new symptom has been included in the DSM or most other definitions of withdrawal. How likely is it that the scientists got it exactly right back then? In fact, several new symptoms […]

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