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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Smoking Cessation or Tobacco Dependence
and you are
between 18 and 65
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

As an add-on treatment to behavioural therapy for tobacco dependence, anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) significantly increases the cessation rate compared to treatment with sham tDCS; endpoint analysis will be performed 1, 3, 6 and 12 months after completion of the smoke-free programme in combination with tDCS. Craving, assessed with a visual analog scale (VAS), is reduced significantly in the verum treatment group compared to the sham tDCS group. tDCS is suitable for use in larger groups (8-12 people).

Provided treatments

  • Other: tDCS
  • Behavioral: standardised behavioural therapy

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01729507. The sponsor of the trial is Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) as Add on Therapy for Treatment of Tobacco Dependence by Standardized Behaviour Therapy - Active and Placebo Controlled Double Blind Study