Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
06/01/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Therese Marteau

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Academic Psychiatry
F05 Thomas Guy House
Guy's Hospital
St Thomas Street
London
SE1 9RT
United Kingdom
+44(0)20 7188 0192
therese.marteau@kcl.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0013146158

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The aim of this investigation is to establish whether showing patients images of their own atherosclerotic arteries will motivate change in the patient's thoughts regarding their smoking habits. Do patients feel more motivated to stop smoking when they are visually confronted with the concrete damage that their smoking has incurred?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Pilot randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Smoking cessation

Intervention

Vascular outpatients are randomly allocated to either be shown a picture of their own damaged arteries, an index of vascular disease and a picture of a healthy artery or a control group without this intervention. Questionnaires regarding the patients intention to stop smoking will be completed by both groups.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Patients' intention to stop smoking.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

15/03/2004

Overall trial end date

15/06/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adult smokers (at least 1 cigarette per day) attending an outpatient vascular clinic at Guy's Hospital.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60-80 subjects required

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Inability to give informed consent
2. Understand the questionnaire or the nature of the ultrasound

Recruitment start date

15/03/2004

Recruitment end date

15/06/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Academic Psychiatry
London
SE1 9RT
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (UK), Own Account NHS R&D Support Funding

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17456286

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Shahab L, Hall S, Marteau T, Showing smokers with vascular disease images of their arteries to motivate cessation: a pilot study., Br J Health Psychol, 2007, 12, Pt 2, 275-283, doi: 10.1348/135910706X109684.

Additional files

Editorial Notes