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Interventions for midlife smoking cessation: A Literature review

Dawel, Amy; Anstey, Kaarin

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Midlife smoking continues to be a problem in Australia, with substantial personal, social, and financial costs. Yet the specific characteristics and needs of this group have been largely overlooked. Here we review the literature for the purposes of (1) profiling the characteristics of midlife smokers and (2) assessing the effectiveness of interventions for this group. This review shows midlife smokers differ from younger smokers in important ways: they underestimate the costs of smoking and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35291
Source: Australian Psychologist
DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-9544.2010.00014.x

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