Clinical Trial

Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for Smoking Cessation

Study Description

Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for Smoking Cessation

Open trial of heart rate variability biofeedback as an adjunct to individualized smoking cessation counseling plus transdermal nicotine replacement patch in smokers with elevated emotional distress.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

Pharmaceutical medication involved Pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Cognitiive-Behaivoral Smoking Cessation

Participants will be provided with five individualized smoking cessation counseling sessions designed to help them prepare to quit, set a quit date, behaviorally manage early abstinence, and to resume cessation upon lapse.

Behavioral - Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback

Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback: All participants will be provided with individualized training in resonance breathing using biofeedback to help improve self-regulation.

Drug - Nicotine patch

All participants will be offered up to eight weeks of transdermal nicotine patch, beginning on their quit date.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Development and Pilot Investigation of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for Smoking Cessation

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03972137

ParticipAid ID

e730Qe