University of Pittsburgh

Shiffman, Saul

Professor, Department of Psychology
PhD, University of California at Los Angeles
Biological and Health Program, Clinical Program, Clinical/Health Program



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Research Interests: Addictive behaviors, especially cigarette smoking, nicotine dependence

Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Selected Publications

  • Shiffman, S., Scharf, D.M., Shadel, W.G., Gwaltney, C.J., Dang, Q., Paton, S.M., &. Clark, D.B. (2006). Analyzing milestones in smoking cessation: Illustration in a nicotine patch trial in adult smokers. Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, 74, 276-285.
  • Shiffman, S., Ferguson, S.G., & Gwaltney, C.J. (2006). Immediate hedonic response to smoking lapses: Relationship to smoking relapse, and effects of nicotine replacement therapy. Psychopharmacology, 184, 608-614.
  • Shiffman, S. & Paty, J.A. (2006). Smoking patterns of non-dependent smokers: Contrasting chippers and dependent smokers. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 115, 509-523.
  • Shiffman, S. (2005). Dynamic influences on smoking relapse process. Journal of Personality, 73, 1715-1748.
  • Shiffman, S., Di Marino, M.E., & Sweeney, C.T. (2005). Characteristics of selectors of nicotine replacement therapy. Tobacco Control, 14, 346-355.


Graduate Student Advisees

  • Dunbar, Michael