People randomized to the decision tree group also did significantly better than the standard care group in three measures of attitudes about quitting
(Figure 2): (1) a higher level of motivation to quit (8.
reduces the risk of developing smoking-related diseases such as cancer, heart disease or COPD, and campaigners say it's also a great way to feel better about yourself.
has many bene ts, including reducing the risk of developing smoking-related diseases such as cancer, heart disease or COPD, and campaigners say it's also a great way to feel better about yourself.
They found that people using the text-messaging programme had a much higher likelihood of quitting
compared to the control group, a finding that suggests that text-messaging programmes can provide an important boost for people struggling with a tobacco habit.
Ask some friends to be "quit buddies" you can call on to help you keep focused on your positive reasons for quitting
They are concerned about weight gain if they attempt to quit even though they may know the benefits of quitting
," Veldheer said.
It's never too late to benefit from quitting
Slip-ups can be a normal part of the quitting
Picking up a Quit Kit from your nearest participating store could be your first step in quitting
A high proportion of patients in treatment for substance use also smoke cigarettes and have a hard time quitting
, with previous studies suggesting quit rates of 5%-12%, Dr.
He noted that patients who express an unwillingness to quit may lack information about the harmful effects of smoking or the benefits of quitting
Believe it or not, quitting
is often a great strategy, a smart way to manage your life and career," writes Seth Godin in his book The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) (Penguin Group; $12.