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A controlled trial of an expert system and self-help manual intervention based on the stages of change versus standard self-help materials in smoking cessation.

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AIM: To examine the population impact and effectiveness of the Pro-Change smoking cessation course based on the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) compared to standard self-help smoking cessation literature. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Sixty-five West Midlands general practices. PARTICIPANTS: Randomly sampled patients recorded as smokers by their general practitioners received an invitation letter and 2471 current smokers agreed. INTERVENTIONS: Responders were randomized to one o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care, Primary Care Health Sciences
Griffin, C More by this author
Lawrence, T More by this author
Journal:
Addiction (Abingdon, England)
Volume:
98
Issue:
3
Pages:
345-354
Publication date:
2003-03-05
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EISSN:
1360-0443
ISSN:
0965-2140
URN:
uuid:df97369d-315b-4d62-9a88-75711f934004
Source identifiers:
351576
Local pid:
pubs:351576

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