Alison Breland
Virginia Commonwealth University
PsychiatryInternal medicinePublic healthPsychologyChemistryElectronic cigaretteSmoking cessationHeart rateNicotineToxicantAbstinenceElectronic cigarette userNicotine concentrationPlasma nicotineSubjective effectsNicotine deliveryTobacco useTobacco productToxicologyAnesthesiaAddictionHarm reductionMedicineCrossover studyEnvironmental health
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#5Ashlee N. Sawyer (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 3
#1Kristin Ashford (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 9
#2Andrea McCubbin (UK: University of Kentucky)H-Index: 5
Last. Alison Breland (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 17
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Introduction In the US, approximately 8% of pregnant women smoke, and 5-11.9% currently use ENDS products. The health effects of ENDS use are debated; however, most contain nicotine which is known to cause adverse perinatal outcomes. Studies have shown adult ENDS users significantly alter use behaviors over time (switch to conventional cigarettes-only or dual use) thus complicating efforts to examine health effects of ENDS use. The purpose of this study was to describe switching behaviors and as...
#1Augustus M. White (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)
#2Dongmei Li (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 65
Last. Deborah J. Ossip (URMC: University of Rochester Medical Center)H-Index: 19
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Introduction Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a public health crisis, but its effects on tobacco users remain ill-defined. This report aimed to assess the relationship between tobacco product-specific risk perceptions for COVID-19 and changes in tobacco use since the start of the pandemic. Methods A sample (n=776) of past-30 day exclusive smokers (n=238), exclusive e-cigarette users (n=143), and dual users (n=395) residing in the US and aged 18 or older was collected using Mechanical Turk ...
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#1Eric K. Soule (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 16
#2Kendall M. Bode (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 2
Last. Pebbles Fagan (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)H-Index: 30
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Introduction Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) expose users to an aerosol containing chemicals, which could affect the respiratory system negatively. This study examined negative respiratory symptoms associated with ECIG use. Methods In 2019, adult current ECIG users from 24 US states who reported experiencing negative respiratory symptoms from ECIG use (n = 49; 44.9% women; mean age = 35.2, SD = 11.5) completed an online survey and brainstormed statements that completed the prompt: "A specific nega...
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#1Alisha EversoleH-Index: 1
#2Sarah F. MaloneyH-Index: 7
Last. Alison BrelandH-Index: 17
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#1Bekir Kaplan (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 4
#1Bekir Kaplan (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 7
Last. Joanna E Cohen (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 22
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INTRODUCTION Little is known about differences in tobacco product dependence among people who use two tobacco products versus one. Self-reported product dependence among individuals using cigarettes only, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) only, and both cigarettes and ENDS (dual users) was compared. METHOD PATH Wave 3 data were collected between 2015 and 2016. We used 11 Wisconsin Inventory of Smoking Dependence Motives items to assess cigarette and ENDS dependence, averaged to generat...
#1Jeffrey Hardesty (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 1
#2Kathleen A Li (Johns Hopkins University)
Last. Thomas Eissenberg (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 76
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#1Marzena M. HilerH-Index: 8
#2Alison BrelandH-Index: 17
Last. Thomas EissenbergH-Index: 76
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#1Alison Breland (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 17
#2Sarah F. Maloney (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 7
Last. Thomas Eissenberg (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 76
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: Most electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) aerosolize a nicotine-containing liquid that users inhale. Few experimental studies have examined e-cig abuse liability (the extent to which use of these products may lead to persistent and/or problematic use). In this study, 24 experienced male e-cig users completed 4 sessions that differed byproduct used: own e-cig (OWN), an eGo e-cig filled with participants' own brand/flavor liquid in 0 mg/mL nicotine (e-cig0), an eGo e-cig filled with the highest nicoti...
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