Monetary incentives promote smoking abstinence in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


Journal Article

Individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) smoke at rates significantly higher than the general population and have more difficulty quitting than nondiagnosed individuals. Currently, there are no evidence-based approaches for reducing smoking specifically in individuals with ADHD. Adult regular smokers with or without ADHD participated in a study of extended smoking withdrawal where monetary incentives were used to promote abstinence. Participants were paid according to an escalating schedule for maintaining abstinence measured as self-report of no smoking and an expired air carbon monoxide (CO) level of

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kollins, SH; McClernon, FJ; Van Voorhees, EE

Published Date

  • June 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 221 - 228

PubMed ID

  • 20545386

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20545386

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1936-2293

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/a0019565


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States