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Tobacco Cigarette Brain Imaging Study

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Addiction


The Nicotine Dependence Clinic at CAMH invites individuals who regularly smoke tobacco cigarettes to participate in a brain imaging study. This research will investigate the effects of daily tobacco cigarette smoking use on brain responses to smoking cues and reward anticipation using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

Eligibility Criteria


All genders

18 to 25 years old

Aged 18 to 25

Able to attend one assessment visit (2 hours) and two study visits (3 hours each) on weekdays

Not pregnant, trying to conceive, or breastfeeding

Study Tasks


Complete questionnaires
Complete 2 functional MRI scans
Complete 2 eye-tracking tasks

Ethics


This study has been approved by CAMH's Research Ethics Board (REB#091/2018)

Keywords


Smoking
Smoker
Cigarette
Brain Scan
Imaging

Activity and Time


Investigational Medicine

Observational Study

Weekdays

2 hour(s) - 3 hour(s) per session

3 session(s)

This study consists of 3 visits. The first visit is the assessment visit where we will determine eligibility. This session generally lasts 2 hours. The remaining sessions involve completing 2 brain imaging scans (functional MRI) and 2 eyetracking tasks. We will also have you complete questionnaires. Each session will take up to 3 hours.

Compensation


Up to $200

Study Address


175 College Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 1P7

Posting date: Dec 3, 2019

Earn $200