Volume 177 , 1 August 2017, Pages 268-276 Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation Author links open overlay panel Kathleen A.Garrisona One of the first longitudinal fMRI studies of smoking cessation treatment in adolescents. Adolescents show increased non-drug reward-related brain activity pre- to post-treatment. Increases in reward-related brain activity were associated with smoking abstinence. Tobacco use is often initiated during adolescence and continued into adulthood despite desires to quit. A better understanding of the neural correlates of abstinence from smoking in adolescents may inform more effective smoking cessation interventions. Neural reward systems are implicated in tobacco use disorder, and adolescent smokers have shown reduced reward-related ventral striatal activation related to increased smoking. The current study evaluated nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers using a monetary incentive delay task in fMRI pre- and post- smoking cessation treatment (n = 14). This study tested how changes in neural responses to reward anticipation pre- to post-treatment were related to reduced smoking. An exploratory analysis in a larger sample of adolescents with only pre-treatment fMRI (n = 28) evaluated how neural responses to reward anticipation were related to behavioral inhibition and behavioral activation scales. Adolescent smokers showed pre- to post-treatment increases in reward anticipation-related activity in the bilateral nucleus accumbens and insula, and medial prefrontal cortex, and greater increases in reward anticipation-related activity were correlated with larger percent days of smoking abstinence during treatment.
"I actually just heard right now, so yeah, I'm very surprised. Kind of shocked but hey, maybe it's good for all of us," said Cal Poly student Mateo Cuellar. The new policy is in response to a systemwide CSU Executive Order issued in April. Chancellor Timothy White directed that all 23 campuses be smoke and tobacco-free September 1st. Right now, there are 73 designated smoking areas at Cal Poly. Student Ellie Vutova says too many students smoke. She believes the new policy is a good idea. "Hopefully it will curb their bad habits but honestly, I'm sure they might just smoke anyway," said Vutova. We came across several smokers who did not want to be on camera but said they do not agree with the policy and think it should be their own choice whether they want to smoke. In a statement to KSBY, the university said, in part: "If compliance remains a challenge after an extensive education and outreach program, the university reserves the right to institute fines under Assembly Bill 795." Smoking, vaping, and the use of tobacco will also be prohibited in all personal vehicles on campus property, sidewalks and campus residences. "It's nice that there's such a big push to end smoking," Vutova concluded.
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