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Adding addiction to the transtheoretical model for smoking cessation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16935434     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Addiction is important to account for when designing smoking cessation interventions as withdrawal symptoms impede quitting. Ameliorating symptoms may increase those successfully quitting. A two-group, two-time, five-week, multi-site experimental design using the Transtheoretical Model examined whether addiction predicted post-intervention smoking behavior (point prevalence and stage of change), controlling for NRT (nicotine replacement therapy use) in adult FreshStart participants (N=109). The intervention group self-designated an Indigenous Helper (IH) Inde from their social network; the control group did not. The Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) and the Stage of Change questionnaire were completed at baseline and 4 weeks. NRT use, but not the FTND, predicted smoking behavior. There is a need for an accurate nicotine addiction measure. Future smoking cessation studies should include NRT as a covariate.
Authors:
Susan Andersen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-08-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Addictive behaviors     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0306-4603     ISO Abbreviation:  Addict Behav     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-26     Completed Date:  2007-11-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603486     Medline TA:  Addict Behav     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1099-104     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, 3601 4th St., MS 6264, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA. Susan.andersen@ttuhsc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Behavior, Addictive / psychology*
Female
Humans
Male
Models, Psychological*
Smoking Cessation / psychology*
Tobacco Use Disorder / therapy

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