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Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (2014)
Journal Article
Lindson-Hawley, N., Coleman, T., Docherty, G., Hajek, P., Lewis, S., Lycett, D., …Aveyard, P. (2014). Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 15(296), doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-296. ISSN 1745-6215

Background: The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. Standard smoking cessation protocols suggest commencing nicotine replacement therapy only on the first day of quitting smoking (quit day) aimin... Read More

Did hardening occur among smokers in England from 2000 to 2010? (2014)
Journal Article
Docherty, G., McNeill, A., Gartner, C., & Szatkowski, L. (2014). Did hardening occur among smokers in England from 2000 to 2010?. Addiction, 109(1), doi:10.1111/add.12359. ISSN 0965-2140

Aims To assess trends in the prevalence of ‘hardcore’ smoking in England between 2000 and 2010, and to examine associations between hardcore smoking and socio-demographic variables. Design Secondary analysis of data from the United Kingdom's... Read More