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PROF Robert West
Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies

Peer reviewed publications in journals
  1. Cross I, Howell P and West R (1983) Preferences for scale structure in melodic sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 9, 444 460.
  2. Howell P, West R and Cross I (1984) The detection of notes incompatible with scalar structure. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 76, 1689 1692.
  3. Devitt G, West R and Jarvis M (1984) Test for assessing tar/nicotine yields. American Journal of Public Health
  4. West R, Jarvis M, Russell M, Carruthers M and Feyerabend C (1984) Effect of nicotine replacement on the cigarette withdrawal syndrome. British Journal of Addiction 79, 215 219.
  5. West R, Russell M, Jarvis M and Feyerabend C (1984) Does switching to an ultra low nicotine cigarette induce nicotine withdrawal effects? Psychopharmacology 84, 120 123.
  6. West R, Russell M, Jarvis M, Pizzie T and Kadam B (1984) Urinary adrenaline concentrations during 10 days of smoking abstinence. Psychopharmacology 84, 141 142.
  7. West R (1984) Effect of duration of breath holding on expired air carbon monoxide concentration in cigarette smokers. Addictive Behaviors 9, 307 309.
  8. West R (1984) Psychology and Pharmacology in cigarette withdrawal. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 28, 379 386.
  9. West R, Jarvis M, Russell M and Feyerabend C (1984) Plasma nicotine concentrations from repeated doses of nasal nicotine solution. British Journal of Addiction 79, 443 445.
  10. Jarvis M, West R, Tunstall Pedoe H and Vesey C (1984) An evaluation of the intervention against smoking in MRFIT. Preventive Medicine 13, 501 509.
  11. Cross I, West R and Howell P (1985) Pitch relations in the formation of scalar structure. Music Perception 2, 38 53.
  12. McNeill A, Jarvis M and West R(1985) Brand preferences among schoolchildren who smoke. Lancet 8449, 271.
  13. Russell M, Jarvis M, West R and Feyerabend C (1985) Buccal absorption of nicotine from smokeless tobacco sachets. Lancet 2, 1370.
  14. Russell M, West R and Jarvis M (1985) Intravenous simulation of passive smoking to estimate dosage to exposed non smokers. British Journal of Addiction 80, 202 206.
  15. Himbury S and West R (1985) Smoking habits following laryngectomy. British Medical Journal 291, 514 515.
  16. West R and Russell M (1985) Effects of withdrawal from long term nicotine gum use. Psychological Medicine 15, 891 893.
  17. Russell M, Jarvis M and West R(1985) Use of urinary nicotine concentrations to estimate exposure and mortality from passive smoking in non smokers. British Journal of Addiction 80, 207-209.
  18. West R and Russell M (1985) Pre abstinence smoke intake and smoking motivation as predictors of severity of cigarette withdrawal symptoms. Psychopharmacology 87, 334 336.
  19. McNeill A, West R, Jarvis M and Russell M (1986) Do older children take in more smoke from their cigarettes? Evidence from carbon monoxide levels. Journal of Behavioural Medicine 9, 559 565.
  20. West R, Hajek P and Belcher M (1986) Which smokers report most relief from craving when using nicotine gum. Psychopharmacology 89, 189 191.
  21. McNeill A, West R, Jarvis M, Jackson P and Bryant A (1986) Cigarette withdrawal symptoms in adolescent smokers. Psychopharmacology 90, 533 536.
  22. West R and Jarvis M (1986) Effects of nicotine on finger tapping in non smokers. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior 25, 727 731.
  23. West R, Cross I and Howell P (1987) Modelling music perception as input output and as process. Psychology of Music 15, 7 29.
  24. West R, Hajek P and Belcher M (1987) Time course of cigarette withdrawal symptoms during two weeks of treatment with nicotine chewing gum. Addictive Behaviors 12, 199 203.
  25. McNeill A, Jarvis M and West R (1987) Subjective effects of cigarette smoking in adolescents. Psychopharmacology 92, 115 117.
  26. West R and Schneider N (1987) Craving for cigarettes. British Journal of Addiction 82, 407 416.
  27. West R and Russell M (1987) Cardiovascular and subjective effects of smoking before and after 24 hours of abstinence from cigarettes. Psychopharmacology 92, 118 121.
  28. Jarvis M, Russell M, Hajek P and West R (1987) Exploratory trial of a nasal nicotine solution as an aid to cigarette withdrawal. British Journal of Addiction 82, 983 988.
  29. Jarvis M, McNeill A, Russell M, West R, Bryant A and Feyerabend C (1987) Passive smoking in adolescents: one year stability of exposure in the home. Lancet 1324 1325.
  30. McNeill A, Jarvis M, West R, Russell M and Bryant A (1987) Saliva cotinine as an indicator of cigarette smoking in adolescents. British Journal of Addiction 82, 1355-1360.
  31. Craven A and West R (1987) Counselling and care of laryngectomees: a preliminary study. British Journal of Disorders of Communication 22, 237 243.
  32. West R and Russell M (1988) Loss of acute nicotine tolerance and severity of cigarette withdrawal. Psychopharmacology 94, 563 565.
  33. West R and Schneider N (1988) Drop in heart rate following smoking cessation may be permanent. Psychopharmacology 94, 566 568.
  34. McNeill A, Jarvis M, Stapleton J, West R and Bryant A (1989) Nicotine intake in young smokers: longitudinal study of saliva cotinine concentrations. American Journal of Public Health 79, 172-175.
  35. Barwick J, Valentine E, West R and Wilding J (1989) Relations between reading and musical abilities. British Journal of Educational Psychology 59, 253-257.
  36. West R, Hajek P and Belcher M (1989) Time course of cigarette withdrawal symptoms while on nicotine gum. Psychopharmacology 99, 143-145.
  37. West R, Hajek P and Belcher M (1989) Severity of withdrawal symptoms as a predictor of outcome of an attempt to quit smoking. Psychological Medicine 19, 981-985.
  38. West R and Fryer R (1990) Ratings of suitability of probe tones as tonics following random orderings of notes of the diatonic scale. Music Perception 7, 23-27.
  39. West R, Drummond C and Eames C (1990) Alcohol consumption, problem drinking and anti-social behaviour in a sample of college students. British Journal of Addiction 85, 479-486.
  40. West R, Hajek P and Burrows S (1990) The effect of glucose on craving for cigarettes. Psychopharmacology 101, 555-559.
  41. West R and Krafona K (1990) Oral tobacco: prevalence, health risks, dependence potential and public policy. British Journal of Addiction 85, 1097-1098.
  42. West R and Hack S (1991) Effect of cigarettes on memory search and subjective ratings. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior 38, 281-286.
  43. West R, Hajek P and McNeill A (1991) Effect of buspirone on cigarette withdrawal symptoms and short-term abstinence rates in a smokers clinic. Psychopharmacology 104, 91-96.
  44. West R, Cross I and Howell P (1991) Representativeness of diatonic structure and detection of out-of-scale notes. Psychologica Belgica 31, 197-216.
  45. Robinson R and West R (1992) A comparison of computer and questionnaire methods of history taking in a genito-urinary clinic. Psychology and Health 6, 77-84.
  46. West R (1992) The nicotine replacement paradox in smoking cessation: how does nicotine gum really work. British Journal of Addiction 87, 165-168.
  47. West R and Lennox S (1992) The function of cigarette smoking in relation to examinations. Psychopharmacology 108, 456-459.
  48. French D, West R, Elander J and Wilding J (1993) Decision making style, driving style and self-reported involvement in road traffic accidents. Ergonomics 36, 627-644.
  49. West R, Kemp R and Elander J (1993) Direct observation of driving, self-reports of driver behaviour and accident involvement. Ergonomics 36, 557-567.
  50. Elander J, West R and French D (1993) Behavioral correlates of individual differences in road traffic crash risk: an examination of methods and findings. Psychological Bulletin 113, 279-294.
  51. West R, Elander J and French D (1993) Mild social deviance, Type-A behaviour pattern and decision making style as predictors of self-reported driving style and traffic accident risk. British Journal of Psychology 84, 207-219.
  52. West R, Sammons P and West A (1993) Effects of a Traffic Club on road safety knowledge and self-reported behaviour of young children and their carers. Accident Analysis and Prevention 25, 609-618.
  53. West R (1993) Beneficial effects of nicotine: fact or fiction? Addiction 88, 589-590.
  54. West R, Wilding J, French D, Kemp R and Irving A (1993) Effect of low and moderate doses of alcohol on driving hazard perception latency and driving speed. Addiction 88, 527-532.
  55. West R and Hargreaves M (1995) Factors associated with smoking in student nurses. Psychology and Health 10, 195-204.
  56. Parker D, West R, Stradling S, Manstead A (1995) Behavioural characteristics and involvement in different types of traffic accident. Accident Analysis and Prevention 27, 571-581.
  57. Hajek P, West R and Wilson J (1995) Regular smokers, lifetime occasional smokers and reduced smokers: comparison of psychosocial and smoking characteristics in women. Health Psychology 14, 195-201.
  58. West R and Powers D (1995) Alcoholics' beliefs about responsibility for and recovery from their condition. Drug and Alcohol Review 14, 55-62.
  59. West A, West R and Pennell H (1995) The financing of school-based education: changing the additional educational needs allowance. Education Economics 3, 265-275.
  60. West R (1995) Towards unravelling the confounding of deviant driving, drink driving. and traffic accident liability. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health 5, 452-462.
  61. Hall J and West R (1996) The role of formal instruction and informal practice in learning to drive. Ergonomics 39, 693-706.
  62. West R and Hajek P (1996) Randomised controlled trial of ondansetron in smoking cessation. Psychopharmacology 126, 95-96.
  63. Tsuda A, Steptoe A, West R, Fieldman G and Kisrschbaum C (1996) Cigarette smoking and psychophysiological stress responsiveness: effects of recent smoking and temporary abstinence. Psychopharmacology 126, 226-233.
  64. West R and Hall J (1997) The role of personality and attitudes in traffic accident risk. Applied Psychology: An International Review 46, 253-264.
  65. Harvey N, Ewart T and West R (1997) The effect of data noise on statistical judgment. Thinking and Reasoning, 3, 111-132.
  66. West A and West R (1997) Examination results of pupils offered Assisted Places: Comparing GCE Advanced level results in independent and state schools, Educational Studies 23, 2 287-293.
  67. West R and Hajek P (1997) What happens to anxiety levels on giving up smoking? American Journal of Psychiatry 154, 1589-1592.
  68. West R and Willis N (1998) Double-blind placebo controlled trial of dextrose tablets and nicotine patch in smoking cessation, Psychopharmacology 136, 201-204.
  69. West R, Edwards M and Hajek P (1998) A randomised controlled trial of a 'buddy' system to improve success at giving up smoking in General Practice. Addiction 93, 1007-1012.
  70. Kozlowski L, Schwartz S, Mehta N, Vogler G, Sweeney C, Jarvis M, West R (1998) Filter ventilation and nicotine content of tobacco in cigarettes from Canade, the United Kingdom and the United States. Tobacco Control 7, 369-375.
  71. Parrott S, Godfrey C, Raw M, West R, McNeill A (1998) Guidance for commissioners on the cost-effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions. Thorax 53, Suppl 5.
  72. Raw M, McNeill A, West R (1998) Smoking cessation guidelines for health professionals. Thorax 53, Suppl 5.
  73. Bower P, West R, Tylee A and Hann M (1999) Patient's perceptions of the role of the general practitioner in the management of emotional problems. British Journal of Health Psychology 4, 41-52.
  74. West R, Train H, Junger M, West A, Pickering A (1999) Accidents and problem behaviour. The Psychologist, 12, 395-397.
  75. Raw M, McNeill A, West R (1999) Smoking cessation: evidence-based recommendations for the health-care system. British Medical Journal 318, 182-185.
  76. Hajek P, West R, Foulds J, Nilsson F, Burrows S, Meadow A (1999) Randomised comparative trial of nicotine polacrylex transdermal patch, nasal spray and inhaler. Archives of Internal Medicine 159, 2033-2038.
  77. Ussher M H, Taylor A H, West R and McEwen A (1999) Does exercise aid smoking cessation? A systematic Review. Addiction 95, 179-188.
  78. West R, Courts S, Beharry S, May S, Hajek P (1999) Acute effect of glucose on desire to smoke. Psychopharmacology 147, 319-321.
  79. West R, Hajek P, Foulds J, Nilsson F, May S, Meadows A. (2000) A comparison of the abuse liability and dependence potential of nicotine patch, gum, spray and inhaler. Psychopharmacology, 149, 198-202.
  80. West R. (2000) Addressing regulatory barriers to licensing nicotine products for smoking reduction. Addiction 95, S29-S34.
  81. Bower P, West R, Tylee A, Hann M (2000) Symptom attribution and the recognition of psychiatric morbidity. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 48, 157-160.
  82. May S, West R (2000) Do social support systems ('buddy systems') aid smoking cessation: a review. Tobacco Control, 9, 415-422.
  83. West A, Pennell H, West R (2000) New Labour and education spending. New Economy, 7, 92-97.
  84. McEwen A, West R (2000) Smoking cessation acitivities by GPs and practice nurses. Tobacco Control, 10, 27-32.
  85. West A, Pennell H, West R (2000) New Labour and school-based education in England: Changing the system of funding? British Educational Research Journal, 26, 4, 523-536.
  86. McEwen A, West R (2000) Recruiting problems in clinical trials. Addiction, 95, 447.
  87. West R, McNeill A, Raw M (2000) National smoking cessation guidelines for health professionals: an update. Thorax, 55, 987-999.
  88. West R, Hajek P, Nilsson F, Foulds J, May S, Meadows A (2001) Individual differences in preference for and responses to four nicotine replacement products. Psychopharmacology, 153, 225-230.
  89. West A, West R, Pennell H, Travers T (2001) Financing school-based education in England: Poverty, examination results and expenditure, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 19, 461-471.
  90. McEwen A, Akotia N, West R (2001) GPs' views on new English smoking cessation guidelines. Addiction, 96, 997-100.
  91. West R, McEwen A, Bolling K, Owen L (2001) Smoking cessation and smoking patterns in the general population: a one-year follow-up. Addiction, 96, 891-902.
  92. West R (2001) Glucose for smoking cessation. CNS Drugs, 15, 261-265.
  93. West R (2001) Theories of addiction. Addiction, 96, 3-14.
  94. West R, Shiffman S (2001) Effect of oral nicotine dosing forms on cigarette withdrawal symptoms and craving: a systematic review. Psychopharmacology, 155, 115-122.
  95. Ussher A, Nunziata P, Cropley M, West R (2001) Effect of a short bout of exercise on tobacco withdrawal symptoms and desire to smoke. Psychopharmacology, 158, 66-72.
  96. McEwen A, West R, Owen L (2001) General Practitioners' views on the provision of nicotine replacement therapy and bupropion. BMC Family Practice, 2, 6.
  97. Junger M, West R, Timman R (2001) Crime and risky behaviour in traffic: an example of cross situational consistency. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 38, 439-459.
  98. Hajek P, West R, Lee A, Foulds J, Owen L, Eiser J, Maine N (2001) Randomized controlled trial of a midwife-delivered brief smoking cessation intervention in pregnancy. Addiction, 96, 485-94.
  99. McEwen A, Preston A, West R (2002) Effect of a GP Desktop Resource (GDR) on smoking cessation activities of general practitioners. Addiction, 97, 595-597.
  100. West R, McIlwaine A (2002) What do citation counts count for in the field of addiction? An empirical evaluation of citation counts and their link with peer ratings of quality. Addiction, 97, 501-504.
  101. McEwen A, West R (2002) Can stopping smoking cause hypertension? Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 4,349-350.
  102. Stead L, Davis R, Fiore M, Hatsukami D, Raw M, West R (2002) Effectiveness of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy. JAMA, 288, 3109 (research letter).
  103. Molyneux A, Lewis S, Leivers U, Anderton A, Antoniak M, Brackenridge A, Nilsson F, McNeill A, West R, Moxham J, Britton J (2003) A clinical trial comparing Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) plus brief counselling, brief counselling alone, and minimal intervention on smoking cessation in hospital inpatients. Thorax, 58, 484-488.
  104. Ussher M, West R (2003) Interest in nicotine replacement therapy amongst pregnant smokers. Tobacco Control (research letter), 12, 108-109.
  105. Ussher M, West R, McEwen A, Taylor A, Steptoe A (2003) Efficacy of exercise counselling as an aid for smoking cessation: a randomized controlled trial. Addiction, 98, 523-532.
  106. Ussher M, West R, Steptoe A, McEwen A (2003) Increase in common cold symptoms and mouth ulcers following smoking cessation. Tobacco Control, 12, 86-88.
  107. Ussher M, West R (2003) Diurnal variations in first lapses to smoking for nicotine patch users. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 18, 1-5.
  108. West R (2003) Bupropion for smoking cessation. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 4, 533-540.
  109. May S, West R, Hajek P, Foulds J, Nilsson F, Meadow A (2003) The use of videos to inform smokers about different nicotine replacement products. Patient Education and Counselling, 51, 143-147.
  110. McEwen A, West R., Mitchell S, Ussher M (2003) Problems identifying pregnant smokers (research letter). British Journal of Midwifery, 11, 648.
  111. West R, McNeill A, Raw M (2004) Smokeless cessation guidelines for health professionals in England. British Dental Journal, 196, 611-618.
  112. Ussher M, West R, Hibbs N (2004) A survey of preferences for help with stopping smoking among pregnant women. Patient Education and Counselling, 54, 67-72.
  113. Ussher M, West R, Evans P, Steptoe A, McEwen A, Clow A, Hucklebridge F. (2004) Acute reduction in secretory immunoglobulin A concentration and secretion rate following smoking cessation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29, 1335-1340.
  114. Powell J, Pickering A, Dawkins L, Powell J, West R. (2004) Cognitive and psychological correlates of smoking abstinence, and predictors of successful cessation, Addictive Behaviors, 29, 1407-1426.
  115. McEwen A, West R, Owen L (2004) GP prescribing of nicotine replacement and bupropion to aid smoking cessation in England and Wales. Addiction, 99, 1470-1475.
  116. West R, Hajek P (2004) Evaluation of the Mood and Physical Symptoms Scale (MPSS) to assess cigarette withdrawal. Psychopharmacology, 177, 195-199.
  117. Shiffman S, West R, Gilbert D (2004) The Assessment of Tobacco Craving and Withdrawal in Smoking Cessation Trials. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 599-614.
  118. Daniel J, Cropley M, Ussher M, West R (2004) Acute effects of a short bout of moderate and light intensity exercise on tobacco withdrawal symptoms in sedentary smokers. Psychopharmacology, 174, 320-326.
  119. Ussher M, Sampuran AK, Doshi R, West R, Drummond DC. (2004) Acute effect of a brief bout of exercise on alcohol urges. Addiction, 99, 1542-1547.
  120. Junger M, West R, Maassen G, Train H, Pickering A, Taylor A. West A (2004) Delinquency and accidents in children. ADHD Reports, 12, 6-15.
  121. West R. (2005) Time for a change: putting the Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) Model to rest. Addiction, 100, 1036-1039.
  122. West R, Hajek P, Stead L, Stapleton J. (2005) Outcome criteria in smoking cessation trials: proposal for a common standard. Addiction, 100, 299-303.
  123. McEwen A, West R, Owen L (2005) General practitioners' views on and referral to NHS Stop Smoking Services. Public Health, 119, 262-268.
  124. Strecher V, Shiffman S, West R. (2005) Randomized Controlled Trial of a Web-Based Computer-Tailored Smoking Cessation Program as a Supplement to Nicotine Patch Therapy. Addiction, 100, 682-688.
  125. West R, DiMarino M, Gitchell, J, McNeill A. (2005) The impact of UK policy initiatives on use of medicines to aid smoking cessation. Tobacco Control, 14, 166-171.
  126. Condliffe, L., McEwen, A. & West, R. (2005) Midwifery staffs' attitudes towards, and smoking cessation interventions with, pregnant smokers. Midwifery, 21, 233-240.
  127. Davis K, Kumar D, West R (2005) Pelvic floor syndrome: Definition and assessment of a clinical entity GUT 54: 81-82.
  128. West R, Ussher M, Evans M, Rashid M (2006) Assessing DSM-IV nicotine withdrawal symptoms: a comparison and evaluation of five different scales. Psychopharmacology, 184, 619-627.
  129. Ussher M, West R, Dishi R, Sampuran A (2006) Acute effect of isometric exercise on desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical & Experimental, 21, 39-46.
  130. West R, Sohal T (2006) Catastrophic pathways to smoking cessation: findings from a national survey. BMJ, 332, 458-460.
  131. West R, Alkhatib N, McNeill A, Bedi R (2006) Awareness of mouth cancer in Great Britain. British Dental Journal, 200, 167-169.
  132. Ussher M, West R, Evans P, Steptoe A, McEwen A, Clow A, Hucklebridge F (2006) Reduction in cortisol following smoking cessation among users of nicotine patches. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 299-306.
  133. Lancaster T, Hajek P, Stead L, West R, Jarvis M. (2006) Prevention of relapse after quitting smoking - a systematic review of trials. Archives of Internal Medicine, 166, 828-835.
  134. Ussher M, Etter J-F, West R. (2006) Perceived barriers to and benefits of attending a stop smoking course during pregnancy. Patient Education and Counselling, 61, 467-472.
  135. McEwen A, West R, Preston A. (2006) Triggering anti-smoking advice by GPs: mode of action of an intervention stimulating smoking cessation advice by GPs. Patient Education and Counselling, 62, 89-94.
  136. May S, West R, Hajek P, McEwen A, McRobbie H. (2006) Randomized controlled trial of a social support ('buddy') intervention for smoking cessation. Patient Education & Counselling, 64, 235-41.
  137. McNeill A, Bedi R, Islam S, Alkhatib MN, West R. (2006) Levels of toxins in oral tobacco products in the UK. Tobacco Control,15, 64-7.
  138. McEwen A, West R, McRobbie H. (2006) Effectiveness of specialist group treatment for smoking cessation vs. one-to-one treatment in primary care. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 1650-60.
  139. West R, Gilsenen A, Coste F, Brouard R, Nonnemaker J, Curry S, Sullivan S (2006) The ATTEMPT Cohort: A Multinational Longitudinal Study of Predictors, Patterns, and Consequences of Smoking Cessation: Introduction and Evaluation of Internet Recruitment and Data Collection Methods. Addiction, 101, 1352-1361.
  140. Dawkins L, Powell JH, West R, Powell J, Pickering A. (2006)A double-blind placebo controlled experimental study of nicotine: I-effects on incentive motivation. Psychopharmacology,189, 355-67.
  141. Fidler JA, Wardle J, Brodersen NH, Jarvis MJ, West R. (2006) Vulnerability to smoking after trying a single cigarette can lie dormant for three years or more. Tobacco Control, 15, 205-9.
  142. Shahab L, Jarvis MJ, Britton J, West R. (2006) Prevalence, diagnosis and relation to tobacco dependence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a nationally representative population sample. Thorax, 61, 1043-7.
  143. Zatonski W, Cedzynska M, Tutka P, West R (2006) An uncontrolled trial of cytisine (Tabex) for smoking cessation. Tobacco Control, 15, 481-484.
  144. Strecher V, Shiffman S, West R (2006) Moderators and mediators of a Web-based computer-tailored smoking cessation program among nicotine patch users. Nicotine& Tobacco Research, 8, S95-S101.
  145. Fidler J, West R, Jarvis MJ, Wardle J (2006) Early dating predicts smoking during adolescence: a prospective study. Addiction, 101, 1805-13.
  146. Tonnesen P, Carrozzi L, Fagerstrom KO, Gratziou C, Jimenez-Ruiz C, Nardini S, Viegi G, Lazzaro C, Campell IA, Dagli E, West R. (2007) Smoking cessation in patients with respiratory diseases: a high priority, integral component of therapy. European Respiratory Journal, 207, 390-417.
  147. Dawkins L, Powell JH, West R, Powell J, Pickering A. (2007)A double-blind placebo controlled experimental study of nicotine: II -effects on response inhibition and executive functioning. Psychopharmacology, 190, 457-167.
  148. West R, Zatonski W, Przewozniak K, Jarvis M (2007) Can we trust national smoking prevalence figures? Discrepancies between biochemically-assessed and self-reported smoking rates in three countries. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 16, 820-822.
  149. West R (2007) The clinical significance of 'small' effects of smoking cessation treatments. Addiction, 102, 506-509.
  150. West R, Zhou X (2007) Is nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation effective in the "real world"? Findings from a prospective multinational cohort study. Thorax Published Online First: doi:10.1136/thx.2007.078758
  151. Holloway E, West R (2007) Integrated breathing and relaxation training (the Papworth Method) for adults with asthma in primary care: a randomised controlled trial. Thorax Published Online First: doi:10.1136/thx.2006.07643
  152. Britton J, McNeill A, Arnott D, West R, Godfrey C. (2007) Assessing drug-related harm (letter). Lancet, 369, 1856-7.
  153. Fidler JA, West R, Van Jaarsveld CH, Jarvis MJ, Wardle J. (2007) Does smoking in adolescence affect body mass index, waist or height? Findings from a longitudinal study. Addiction, 102, 1493-1501.
  154. Ussher M, West R, McEwen A, Taylor A, Steptoe A. (2007) Randomized controlled trial of physical activity counseling as an aid to smoking cessation: 12 month follow-up. Addict Behav. [Epub ahead of print]
  155. May S, West R, Hajek P, McEwen A, McRobbie H (2007) Social support and success at stopping smoking. Journal of Smoking Cessation, 2, 47-53.
  156. West R, West A (In press) Vers un modèle synthétique de la motivation (théorie PRIME) et son application dans la compréhension des addictions. Alcoologie et Addictologie.
  157. Shahab L, West R, McNeill A (In press) The feasibility of measuring puffing behaviour in Roll-Your-Own cigarette smokers. Tobacco Control
  158. Etter JF, Lukas R, Benowitz N, West R, Dresler C (In press) Cytisine for smoking cessation: a research agenda. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
  159. Fidler JA, West R, van Jaarsveld C, Jarvis MJ, Wardle J (In Press) Smoking status of step parents as a risk factor for smoking in adolescence. Addiction.
  160. Thyrian J, Panagiotakos D, Polychronopoulos E, West R, Zatonski W, John U (In Press) The relation between smokers´ motivation to quit and intensity of tobacco control at the population level; a comparison of five European countries. BMC Public Health.
  161. Hall W, West R (In Press) Thinking about the unthinkable a de facto prohibition on smoked tobacco products. Addiction.
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