Smoking cessation: Increasing practice understanding and time-limited intervention strategy
Abbreviated Journal Title
Fam. Soc.-J. Contemp. Hum. Serv.
CIGARETTE SMOKERS; UNITED-STATES; FREE SOCIETY; ADDICTION; DISORDERS; BEHAVIOR; WEIGHT; Family Studies; Social Work
The purpose of this article is to explore nicotine-addiction and smoking-cessation interventions while stressing the importance that physiological and psychological addiction on can have on smoking cessation. In designing this time-limited smoking-cessation plan, the benefits of pharmacotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and social support are explored. Previous research is applied to current practice strategy that Involves a multi-/interdisciplinary team perspective. To facilitate the intervention process, a combination Intervention regimen that uses nicotine-replacement therapy, the possible use of antidepressant medications, and cognitive-behavioral therapy and social support is suggested. Recommendations are made for constructing this brief time-limited model for smoking cessation.
Families in Society-the Journal of Contemporary Human Services
"Smoking cessation: Increasing practice understanding and time-limited intervention strategy" (2000). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 2514.