American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 863–876 | Cite as

Effects of a televised smoking cessation intervention among low-income and minority smokers

  • Leonard A. Jason
  • Elizabeth Tait
  • Daniel Goodman
  • Lori Buckenberger
  • Charles L. Gruder


Social Psychology Smoking Cessation Health Psychology Cessation Intervention Smoking Cessation Intervention 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard A. Jason
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Tait
    • 1
  • Daniel Goodman
    • 1
  • Lori Buckenberger
    • 1
  • Charles L. Gruder
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentDePaul UniversityChicago
  2. 2.University of IllinoisChicago

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