Tag Archives: Smoking

Age and pre quit-day attrition during smoking cessation treatment

Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Despite the well documented health risks and costly efforts to implement effective smoking cessation interventions, approximately 13.7% of all adults and 20% of adults between the ages of 25-44 remain cigarette smokers in the United States. Importantly, daily smokers aged …

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Obsessive-compulsive symptoms and cigarette smoking: An initial cross-sectional test of mechanisms of co-occurrence

According to the World Health Organization, over one billion people in the world engage in smoking behavior, despite the negative consequences. As such, smoking remains a sizable public health challenge that warrants creative approaches to reducing this problem behavior. The current study tested a novel model that links smoking behavior …

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