Smoking Cessation and Adherence

  • Lesley Rohrer
  • Brigid Lynn
  • Mike Hill
  • Laura J. Fish
  • Lori A. Bastian


This chapter addresses the problem of adherence to smoking cessation. Several types of interventions targeting smokers have been successful at promoting cessation. In this review, we will provide examples of successful interventions for primary and secondary prevention and provide recommendations to improve adherence to smoking cessation among patients in their clinical practice.


Smoking Cessation Nicotine Dependence Nicotine Replacement Therapy Nicotine Patch Abstinence Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lesley Rohrer
    • 1
  • Brigid Lynn
    • 1
  • Mike Hill
    • 1
  • Laura J. Fish
    • 2
    • 3
  • Lori A. Bastian
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Center for Health Services Research in Primary CareDurham Veterans Affairs Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research ProgramDuke Comprehensive Cancer CenterDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Department of Community and Family MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  4. 4.Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke Comprehensive Cancer CenterDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  5. 5.Department of MedicineDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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