Priority 4 from the Electronic Cigarettes PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How effective are e-cigarettes for smoking cessation in patients with mental health problems? And what effect do they have on mental health? (JLA PSP Priority 4)
Overall ranking 4
JLA question ID 0087/4
Explanatory note  Not available for this PSP

Very limited research for patients with mental health problems

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance / Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Use in inpatient mental health settings - any association with smoking cessation longer term. ~ most importantly the quitting rates on this cluster [mental health patients] (which shows a high prevalence) with a proper guidance on their mental-care center.
Submitted by  1 x Healthcare Professionals, 1 x Patients
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0087
PSP name Electronic Cigarettes
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 52 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 20 September 2019