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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is to replace nicotine from cigarettes. This reduces withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation thus helping resist the urge toExpand
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Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: an overview and network meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Smoking is the leading preventable cause of illness and premature death worldwide. Some medications have been proven to help people to quit, with three licensed for this purpose in EuropeExpand
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Physician advice for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Healthcare professionals frequently advise patients to improve their health by stopping smoking. Such advice may be brief, or part of more intensive interventions. OBJECTIVES The aims ofExpand
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Nicotine receptor partial agonists for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Nicotine receptor partial agonists may help people to stop smoking by a combination of maintaining moderate levels of dopamine to counteract withdrawal symptoms (acting as an agonist) andExpand
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Antidepressants for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND There are two reasons to believe antidepressants might help in smoking cessation. First, depression may be a symptom of nicotine withdrawal, and smoking cessation sometimes precipitatesExpand
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Telephone counselling for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Telephone services can provide information and support for smokers. Counselling may be provided proactively or offered reactively to callers to smoking cessation helplines. OBJECTIVES ToExpand
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Group behaviour therapy programmes for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Group therapy offers individuals the opportunity to learn behavioural techniques for smoking cessation, and to provide each other with mutual support. OBJECTIVES The aims of this reviewExpand
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Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND The aim of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is to replace nicotine from cigarettes. This reduces withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation thus helping resist the urge toExpand
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Telephone counselling for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Telephone services can provide information and support for smokers. Counselling may be provided proactively or offered reactively to callers to smoking cessation helplines. OBJECTIVES ToExpand
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Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural interventions for smoking cessation.
BACKGROUND Both behavioural support (including brief advice and counselling) and pharmacotherapies (including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), varenicline and bupropion) are effective in helpingExpand
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