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Clinical Trial 19611

Cancer Type: Healthy Subjects
Study Type: Other

Phase: N/A
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Study Title

The Effect of Acute Interpersonal Racial Discrimination on Smoking Motivation and Behavior among Black Smokers


A virtual ball-throwing program called Cyberball will be used to model racial discrimination in a laboratory setting


Primary Aim: The primary aim of the current study is to evaluate the influence of acute interpersonal racial discrimination on dependent measures associated with motivation to smoke and quit smoking (cravings, cessation self-efficacy, and smoking behavior). Secondary Aim: The secondary aim of the current study is to explore potential mediators and moderators of the relationship between racial discrimination and outcome measures.




Inclusion Criteria

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Self-identif as Black
  • Have lived in the United States since at least age 5
  • Speaks and reads English
  • Smoke cigarettes or little cigars at least 4 days/week in the past 30 days
  • Smoke at least one combustible tobacco product on days they do smoke
  • Has been a smoker for at least a year
  • Has internet access
  • Feels comfortable completing online assessments.

  • Exclusion Criteria

  • Currently in any treatment to quit smoking and currently engaged in a smoking cessation attempt.

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