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ISBN: 0833001280, 9780833001283
Authors: Anita Stewart, Robert H. Brook, Robert L. Kane
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: health, study, vol, insurance, smoking, adults, measurement, habits, conceptualization
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An examination of smoking behavior in the first of a four-volume series of the RAND Health Insurance Study (HIS).The measures of smoking will be used in the HIS primarily as proxy measures of future health status in tests relating generosity of health insurance to future health status.This report includes (1) a review of the way smoking has been measured by other investigators, and how its effects......
ISBN: 0788123149, 9780788123146
Author: C. Everett Koop, M.d.
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Keywords: report, surgeon, general, addiction, nicotine, consequences, smoking, health
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 666Examines the scientific evidence that cigarettes and other forms of tobacco are addicting. Concludes that processes that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to other drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Tables and figures. Bibliography. Index.......
Authors: Joan S. Tucker, Phyllis L. Ellickson, David J. Klein
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: adolescence, smoking, among, nonsmokers, experimenters, daily, factors, year, prospective, study, risk, five
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Grade 7 nonsmokers and experimenters (N = 4,165) were compared on a wide range of risk factors for future smoking derived from four prominent theories and whether these factors predicted daily smoking at Grade 12. Early experimenters scored consistently higher than did early nonsmokers on risk factors for future smoking. Common predictors of Grade 12 daily smoking for both groups included early ex......
Author: Phyllis L. Ellickson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: first, year, progress, report, experiment, prevention, alert, smoking, drug, project
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This Note reports on the progress of the first year of Project ALERT (Adolescent Learning Experiences in Resistance Training), an experiment testing the effectiveness of the social influence approach in preventing adolescent drug use. The program is based on evidence that adolescents appear to use drugs in response to social influences and in emulation of behavior they view as mature and independe......
Authors: Paul G. Shekelle, Erin Stone, Margaret Maglione, Walter Mojica, Sally C. Morton, Elizabeth Roth, Brian Chao, Shannon Rhodes, Laurence Rubenstein, Shin Yi Wu, Geoffrey F. Joyce
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: medicare, population, cessation, smoking, promote, interventions
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This evidence report is a systematic review examining the scientific literature to identify what interventions are most effective for encouraging older smokers to quit. This review was conducted in coordination with the panel convened by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to revise the smoking cessation clinical guideline. The key findings from this report are that individual, telephon......
Author: Phyllis L. Ellickson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: prevention, smoking, drug, rand, experiment, principles, effective, program, designing, underlying
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This paper describes the basis for Project ALERT (Adolescent Learning Experiences in Resistance Training), a program to deter the use of drugs and cigarettes in adolescents. Derived from the literature on adolescent drug use and health promotion theories, the curriculum seeks to motivate resistance to pro-drug influences and teach appropriate resistance skills. Its specific content, adapted to the......
Author: Garrett Robinson
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: forever, smoking, quit
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: July 31, 2011Category: Non-Fiction»Self-Improvement»Addiction and recoveryWords: 3696 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbookDescriptionAfter hearing I had a quit smoking, one of my mother’s friends asked if I would write a letter explaining how I had liberated my life from this insidious addiction.After sending her this letter, I asked her if she would mi......
Authors: Rebecca Hamer, Mirjam Van Het Loo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: scheme, reimbursement, quitting, smoking, support, perceptions, roken, van, financiering, ondersteuning, bij, stoppen, visies
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The Dutch Health Care Insurance Board (College voor Zorgverzekeringen or CVZ for its name in Dutch) commissioned RAND Europe to perform a qualitative review of the wishes, needs and opinions of smokers on the merits and implementation procedures for a reimbursement program to support quit smoking. Focus groups were organised with representatives of three target populations, i.e. smokers with low s......
Author: Unknown
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Keywords: smoking, quit, air, clearing
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Clearing the Air: Quit Smoking TodayPublisher: National Cancer Institute 2008ISBN/ASIN: B004PYDDISNumber of pages: 44Description:This booklet was written with the help of ex-smokers and experts. It can help you prepare to quit and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes problems to expect when you quit. Being prepared can help you through the hard times.......
ISBN: 0788130501, 9780788130502
Author: Michael C. Fiore
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Keywords: guideline, practice, clinical, cessation, smoking
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 136Identifies effective, experimentally validated smoking cessation treatments & practices. Addresses primary care clinicians, smoking cessation specialists, & health care administrators, insurers, & purchasers. Stresses the success of nicotine replacement therapies (nicotine patches, or gum), social support groups (clinician-provid......
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