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Life Stress and Relapse in Smoking Cessation

  • Paul M. Camic
  • Harriet deWIT
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 45)

Abstract

Smoking cessation research and treatment has received a considerable amount of interest over the past decade in both Europe and North America (1,2,3). Behavioral, pharamacological, cognitive and hypnotic methods of treatment have been employed in a wide range of treatment settings. While upwards of 90 per cent of individuals who complete a stop smoking program are successful at the conclusion of treatment, often as few as 20 per cent of these patients remain nonsmokers by 6 months posttreatment. Clearly, the prevention of relapse should be a major goal in a treatment program.

Keywords

Smoking Cessation Relapse Prevention Interpersonal Conflict Clin Psychol Smoking Cessation Program 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Boston 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul M. Camic
  • Harriet deWIT

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