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Want to Quit Smoking? Pitt Researchers Seek Participants for Smoking Cessation Study

PITTSBURGH, March 8, 2010 – The University of Pittsburgh Division of General Internal Medicine is currently seeking smokers to participate in a study focusing on smoking cessation.

Those eligible for the study must be interested in quitting smoking and be between the ages of 18 and 65, right-handed and smoke at least 10 cigarettes per day. Participants will attend an initial interview, four smoking cessation classes over a four-week period in Oakland and follow-up visits. During the study, participants will complete written questionnaires and undergo two neuroimaging sessions. Those who complete the sessions will be compensated.

For more information about the study and eligibility to participate, call (412) 692-2747.

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