Intrusive memories in cocaine craving/addiction

Aim of the study:

The study uses a smartphone app to investigate the characteristics of unwanted, uncontrollably imposing memories (so-called intrusions) before or during cocaine craving/addiction. The aim of the study is to better characterise the intrusions and to better understand underlying mechanisms.


The study consists of a one-time appointment at the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich (duration 2-3 hours), daily answering of questions via a smartphone app for 14 days, and a concluding telephone conversation.

Conditions of participation:

- 20-60 years

- Owning your own smartphone

- Experiencing intrusions with regular cocaine use

- Good knowledge of German


Compensation for study participation is CHF 100-120.

Detailed information about the study and the possibility to register can be found here...


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