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Motivation to quit smoking among hospitalised individuals with and without mental health disorders

Siru, Ranita; Hulse, Gary; Khan, Riaz; Tait, Robert


Background : Persons with mental health disorders (MHD) have higher rates of smoking and poorer cessation of smoking outcomes than those without MHD. A decreased level of motivation may partially explain lower cessation rates, but there is little information on motivation among inpatients with MHD. Objectives: Primary aims were to compare (1) motivation to cease smoking among those hospitalised with MHD or non-MHD, (2) the proportion that attempted smoking cessation, and (3) use of aids to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.3109/00048671003627413


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