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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: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Estudio #55: Proyecto de Intervención de Salud Entre los Adultos Jóvenes de la Populacion Latinx

Este estudio está diseñado para jóvenes Latinx interesados en mejorar sus hábitos de salud. Puede ser elegible para participar si (1) tiene entre 18 y 25 años, (2) se identifica usted mismo como Latinx, (3) puede leer, escribir y comunicarse en español y (4) puede expresar inquietudes sobre su peso.

Su participación implica asistir a seis sesiones en línea y completar nueve evaluaciones en línea. Los participantes pueden obtener hasta $90 en tarjetas de regalo electrónicas por su participación. Las tarjetas de regalo electrónicas se pueden canjear a través de la plataforma Tango, que le permite elegir una tarjeta de regalo según sus preferencias de compra de más de 100 negocios diferentes.

Investigador: Brooke Y. Kauffman y Michael Zvolensky
Numero Teléfono: 713-743-8056 (Favor de Mencionar el Estudio #55 Cuando Llame)
Correo electrónico: ahrlstudy55@gmail.com

Study #55: Project Health Intervention among Latinx Young Adults

This study is designed for Latinx young adults interested in making improvements in their health habits. You may be eligible to participate if you (1) are between the ages of 18-25, (2) self-identify as Latinx, (3) can read, write, and communicate in Spanish, and (3) express concerns about your weight. Participation involves nine visits to our lab at the University of Houston. Participants will earn up to $90 for their participation.

Investigator: Brooke Y. Kauffman and Michael Zvolensky
Phone: 713-743- 8056 (mention Study #55 when calling)
Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #59: Weight and College Students

The purpose of this study is to better understand obesity among college students. Students from the University of Houston, between the ages of 18-65 who have a BMI of ≥ 35 may participate for course credit through the SONA system.

Investigator: Brooke Y. Kauffman
Phone: 713-743-8056 (mention Study #59 when calling)
Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #70: Fatigue and Smoking Relapse

The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between fatigue and cigarette smoking behaviors among adults. This study involves 3 visits to the lab, and compensation up to $200 is available. Adults that are between the ages 20-65 and feel tired may be eligible to participate.

Investigator: Kara Manning, M.A.
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #70 when calling**)
Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #74: Mobile Health, Anxiety, and Depression

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a mobile app designed to ease symptoms of anxiety and depression. If you are 18 years old or older and experience heightened anxiety or depression, you may be eligible to participate. You can earn up to $410 for participating in this study. Click here to find out if you're eligible!

Investigator: Michael J. Zvolensky
Phone: 713-743-8056 (**Mention study #74 when calling**)
Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #77: Pain Anxiety and Smoking Lapse

This study is designed for African American smokers to better understand the relationship between pain related anxiety and chronic pain on smoking behavior. The study involves 3 visits to the lab and participants will earn $100 for completion of the study. Adult smokers between the ages of 18-75 may be eligible to participate. Click here to find out if you're eligible!

Investigator: Justin Shepherd, M.A.Phone: 713-743-8056 (mention Study #77 when calling)Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #79: Approach Bias Retraining for Dual Combustible and Electronic Cigarette Users

This study is designed to help dual electronic and combustible cigarettes users through a quit attempt in which they will go through approach bias retraining. You can earn up to $224 for participating in this study.

Investigator: Lorra Garey
Phone: 713-743-8056 (mention Study #79 when calling)
Email: UHRESTORE@gmail.com

Study #80: Latinx Drinking and Anxiety

This study involves a computer-delivered intervention that addresses drinking and anxiety. You may be eligible to participate if you (1) are between 21 and 75 years of age, (2) self-identify as Latinx or Hispanic, (3) are fluent in Spanish, (4) report regular alcohol consumption, and (5) experience anxiety. Eligible participants for the current study that complete the entirety of the study will have the opportunity to receive up to $115 in cash or electronic gift cards.

Investigator: Michael J. ZvolenskyPhone: 713-743- 8056 (mention Study #80 when calling)Email: restorestudy80@gmail.com