Consider a study to examine a food and drug administration (FDA)-approved medication for smoking cessation. Discuss the type of study you would use to examine this medication. Justify your selection and indicate the setting, participants, and suggested research question and formal scientific hypotheses (a null and an alternate hypothesis) for your study.

Justify your response using examples and reasoning. Comment on the postings of at least two classmates, explaining whether you agree or disagree with their views.

Evaluation Criteria:

Discussed the type of study selected to examine an FDA-approved medication for smoking cessation and justified the selection.
Discussed the setting and participants of the study.
Provided a research question with a null and an alternate hypothesis.
Justified answers with appropriate research and reasoning by using examples and references from textbooks, the South University Online Library, and other acceptable references, citing the sources in APA format.
Commented on the postings of at least two classmates by asking questions, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging a point of the discussion, or making a relationship between two or more points.