Behavioral intervention to promote smoking cessation and prevent weight gain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Spring2009BehavioralIT,
  title={Behavioral intervention to promote smoking cessation and prevent weight gain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Bonnie Spring and Dorothea Howe and Mark A. Berendsen and H G McFadden and Kristin Hitchcock and Alfred W. Rademaker and Brian L Hitsman},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 9},
  pages={1472-86}
}
AIMS The prospect of weight gain discourages many cigarette smokers from quitting. Practice guidelines offer varied advice about managing weight gain after quitting smoking, but no systematic review and meta-analysis have been available. We reviewed evidence to determine whether behavioral weight control intervention compromises smoking cessation attempts, and if it offers an effective way to reduce post-cessation weight gain. METHODS We identified randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that… CONTINUE READING

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