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Prevention of relapse after quitting smoking: a systematic review of trials.

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BACKGROUND: After initially successful quit attempts, many people return to smoking within a year, reducing the public health benefits of investment in smoking cessation. We aimed to assess whether interventions designed to prevent relapse after a successful quit attempt reduce the proportion of recent quitters who return to smoking. METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Review Group trials' register. We selected randomized or quasi-randomized controlled trials of relapse preve...

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10.1001/archinte.166.8.828

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Cochrane
Jarvis, MJ More by this author
Journal:
Archives of internal medicine
Volume:
166
Issue:
8
Pages:
828-835
Publication date:
2006-04-05
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EISSN:
1538-3679
ISSN:
0003-9926
URN:
uuid:f0706d15-c4f8-4368-b33a-c648d7e550bd
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25463
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pubs:25463

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