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COMPUTER-ASSISTED SMOKING CESSATION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
19036
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
19036
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Florida Maxima Corporation
507 N. New York Avenue, R-1 Winter Park, FL 32789 0318
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: COMPUTER-ASSISTED SMOKING CESSATION
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,946.00
 

Abstract:

THE LONG-TERM GOAL OF THE RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP A HAND-HELD COMPUTER THAT WILL ASSIST SMOKERS IN THEIR EFFORT TO QUIT SMOKING. PHASE I RESEARCH IS DESIGNED TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF THIS APPROACH. THE PHASE I RESEARCH WILL HAVE FOUR SPECIFIC AIMS: (1) TO CONCEPTUALIZE AND DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE, THEORETICALLY BASED OUTLINE OF THE THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES/ROUTINES THAT A COMPUTER WOULD HAVE IF IT WERE TO ASSIST A SMOKER; (2) TO IDENTIFY TWO METHODS CAPABLE OF IMPLEMENTING ONE OF THE LIKELY THERAPEUTIC ROUTINES, NAMELY, THE INDUCTION OF A POSITIVE MOOD; (3) TO WRITE THE PROGRAM CODE FOR THE POSITIVE MOOD INDUCTION PROCEDURE; AND (4) TO PILOT TEST THE MOOD INDUCTION PROCEDURE WITH 30 CURRENT SMOKERS WITH A 2 X (NEUTRAL OR POSITIVE MOOD) 2 (AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL VERSUS SOCIAL FEEDBACK) DESIGN.

Principal Investigator:

James E Driskell
4076796887

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Florida Maxima Corpon
2487 Aloma Avenue Winter Park, FL 32792

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No