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Interventions for Smokers in General Practice: Translating Theory and Research into Practice

  • Robyn Richmond
  • Colin Mendelsohn

Abstract

This Paper has two aims:
  1. 1.

    To present the process of research we have conducted in general practice and the results from the trials.

     
  2. 2.

    To describe the frameworks that have guided the development and implementation of the smokescreen Programme: The Transtheoretical Model of Change, Motiva-tional Interviewing and Diffusion Theory.

     

Keywords

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Smoking Cessation Intervention Diffusion Theory Motivational Interview Transtheoretical Model 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robyn Richmond
    • 1
  • Colin Mendelsohn
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Community MedicineUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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