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Electronic Cigarette (Vape) Brain Imaging Study

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Addiction


The Nicotine Dependence Clinic at CAMH invites individuals who regularly use nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, vapes, etc.) to participate in a brain imaging study. This research will investigate the effects of daily nicotine-containing e-cigarette 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

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

Ethics


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

Keywords


e-cigarette
electronic cigarette
smoking
vaping
vape

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 2, 2019

Earn $200