Quitting smoking without help is hard: Effects of motivation and other personality factors
Quitting smoking is hard, but that suggestion probably isn’t terribly exciting all on its own since most of our readers probably knew it already. Still, while we’ve talked about quitting smoking using nicotine replacement and medication, we haven’t really touched the subject of all those people out there who just decide to give quitting smoking…
Quitting smoking ‘on the spot’ is more likely to succeed than a quit attempt planned in advance
Two studies show smokers who make a sudden decision to quit smoking are more likely to be successful than smokers who plan their quit attempt in advance.
Does current smoking among health care providers limit their ability to dissuade smoking to the general public?
This post discusses findings from a recent study of current smoking prevalence among eight groups of health care provider in the US and asks the question: does a national reduction in current smoking first require a reduction in current smoking among health care providers?