The researchers’ goal was to determine the effectiveness of a text message program vs only assessment for vaping cessation among young adults.
Previous research has demonstrated relationships between stress, work performance, and emotional intelligence. The researchers in the current study sought to test that relationship in the context of the pandemic.
The researchers combined virtual reality with Approach Bias Modification to determine if this would improve smokers’ motivation to quit smoking and reduce the number of dropouts from smoking cessation programs.
The researchers examined data for individuals age 12 to 25 from national surveys on drug use and looked at initiation dates, use in the past 12 months, lifetime use, and diagnosed substance use disorders.
While past research has found that young smokers are more likely to attempt to quit smoking, findings regarding age and success of quitting is conflicted. This study examines the degree to which smoker age is related to making quit attempts and quit success.