Circumstances surrounding relapse in a group of recent exsmokers.

@article{Cummings1985CircumstancesSR,
  title={Circumstances surrounding relapse in a group of recent exsmokers.},
  author={K Michael Cummings and Carlos Roberto Ja{\'e}n and Gary A. Giovino},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          195-202
        }
}
This study examined the situational factors leading to relapse in a group of 69 smokers who quit and returned to smoking during a 1-year period following participation in a stop smoking clinic. Two-thirds of relapses occurred in the first 3 months after quitting, with the largest percentage (13/47 = 40%) occurring in the first week following cessation. Results showed that the circumstances leading to relapse varied as a function of the amount of time off of cigarettes. Among subjects relapsing… CONTINUE READING

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