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Study #17: Personalized feedback for smokers with elevated anxiety sensitivity

This study seeks to employ a computer-delivered integrated PFI that directly addresses smoking-anxiety sensitivity in a personalized manner. Participation includes an in-person interview utilizing a multi-method approach, including biological, behavioral, and self-report methods. Monetary reimbursement for participation.

Investigator: Lorra Garey, B.A.
Email: HoustonAHRL@gmail.com
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #17 when calling**)

Study #21: Computerized Personalized Feedback Intervention for Low Income Smokers

This study is designed to help low income smokers in their quest to quit smoking. Participants will take part in a brief electronic treatment that includes a personalized feedback intervention. Smokers between the ages of 18-65 who smoke at least 5 cigarettes per day may be eligible to participate. Compensation will be provided for those who participate throughout the study.

Investigator: Michael J. Zvolensky
Phone: 713-743- 8056 (**Mention study #21 when calling**)
Email: HoustonAHRL@gmail.com

Study #25: An Automated and Tailored Mobile Cannabis Anxiety Treatment

The AHRL seeks to examine the relationship between Anxiety Sensitivity and marijuana use. The study uses the Integrated Cannabis and Anxiety Treatment (ICART) app to help participants abstain from (or reduce their use of) cannabis along with skills training designed to help participants learn to manage their anxiety. Participation involves 2 lab visits as well as use of the app on a phone that we provide. Compensation will be provided for those who participate throughout the study.

Investigator: Michael J. Zvolensky
Email: Houstonahrl@gmail.com
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #25 when calling**)

Study # 26 LGBT Health Behaviors and Substance use

The reason for this study is to evaluate health behaviors and experiences for those that are a part of the LGBTQ+ community. We seek to understand the certain unique stressors that an individual may face as part of this community.

Investigator: Andrew Rogers
Email: HoustonAHRL@gmail.com
Phone:713-743-8056 (Mention study #26 when calling)

Study #31: Pain Experience and Emotion Regulation

The purpose of this study is to examine the connection between emotion and moderate to severe pain. Specifically, this study aims to observe how choice of emotion regulation strategies following a painful experience. Students from the University of Houston, between the ages of 18-65 may participate for course credit through the SONA system.

Investigator: Andrew Rogers, B.A.
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #31 when calling**)
Email: houstonahrl@gmail.com

Study #33: Sensitivity to Threat

The purpose of this study is to understand the role of sensitivity to unpredictable threat in smoking lapse and relapse behavior. This study involves 3 visits to the lab, and compensation up to $200 is available. Smokers 20 years and older who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day may be eligible to participate.

Investigator: Michael J. Zvolensky, Ph.D.
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #33 when calling**)
Email: houstonahrl@gmail.com

Study #42: Mental Health and Physical Activity among College Students

The purpose of this study is to examine the construct of heart focused anxiety and how it relates to mental health functioning and rates of physical activity among college students. Students from the University of Houston, between the ages of 18-65 may participate for course credit through the SONA system.

Investigator: Kara Manning, B.S.
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #42 when calling**)
Email: houstonahrl@gmail.com

Study # 45 E-cigarette use among college students

The research is being done to better understand e-cigarette use among college students. Specifically, we are interested in examining the effects of e-cigarette use on a number of constructs, including substance use, overall mood and mental health. By understanding the role that e-cigarettes play in these problems, we may be able to better understand e-cigarette use among college students

Investigator: Michael J. Zvolensky
Email: HoustonAHRL@gmail.com
Phone: 713-743-8056 (Mention study #45 when calling)