Clinical Trials

Understanding the needs for smoking cessation in people with multiple sclerosis

Type of Study/Intervention

Non-interventional

Recruitment Status

Recruiting

Form of MS

Relapsing remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS, Clinically isolated syndrome

Brief summary

Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Swinburne University and Cancer Council Victoria invite you to take part in an interview (face-to face, online or over the phone) to ask you questions about the benefits and disadvantages of smoking tobacco and what may help people with MS to quit smoking if they are interested in doing so. The interview will take no more than 60 minutes and you will receive a $30 gift card in return.

Inclusion criteria

We would like to interview people with MS who currently smoke or who may have stopped in the last 2 years.

Exclusion criteria

People with MS under 18 and people with MS who have cognitive difficulties that affect their ability to provide consent to participate.

Anticipated start date

15th September 2019

Recruitment status

Recruiting

Recruitment contacts

For further information or to arrange a time for participation, please contact Dr Assunta Hunter (Research Assistant) on [email protected] or 0421 679 154.

Region

NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA, NT, QLD

Further details

Other investigators include Dr Claudia Marck, Dr Lisa Grech and Prof Ron Borland.

Ethics approval

Yes

Last updated

26th September 2019

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