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Alternative therapies for tobacco dependence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15464116     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
For both hypnotherapy and acupuncture, the evidence of any effect is anecdotal. There are insufficient rigorous studies that are homogeneous in design or results to allow a reliable conclusion on whether or not these therapies are effective. At best, individual smokers who choose one of these interventions for preference should not be discouraged provided that they are informed about the state of the evidence.
Lynn M Villano; Adrian R White
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical clinics of North America     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0025-7125     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-06     Completed Date:  2004-12-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985236R     Medline TA:  Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1607-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Center for Tobacco Control, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, 225 Community Drive, South Entrance, Great Neck, NY 11021, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acupuncture Therapy*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Smoking Cessation / methods*
Tobacco Use Disorder / therapy*
Treatment Outcome

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