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Stop Smoking Study

Install a smoking cessation application, use it for four weeks, and complete surveys

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A Prospective Observational Study on Gamified Mobile Applications for Smoking Cessation Intervention

The purpose of this study is to investigate how certain features and elements in mobile applications designed to help people quit smoking affect a smoker’s confidence in their ability to quit and their motivation to quit. The study also aims to examine whether certain features and elements of mobile applications improve the likelihood of successfully quitting. A participant is asked to install a smoking cessation application, use it for four weeks, and complete online surveys. No face-to-face involvement is required!

Date from

7th October 2019

Date to

1st December 2020


Imperial College London

This study is run by Nikita Rajani, a PhD student from the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College London.


Participant Information Sheet (1).pdf



All of health care
Primary care
Public health
Stroke or cardiovascular disease


UK wide

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Participants will have access to a smoking cessation intervention delivered via a mobile app to help quit smoking.


Participants get free access to a mobile app for smoking cessation and a chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher.


There are no expenses for participating.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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