Concern about weight gain associated with quitting smoking: prevalence and association with outcome in a sample of young female smokers.

@article{Glasgow1999ConcernAW,
  title={Concern about weight gain associated with quitting smoking: prevalence and association with outcome in a sample of young female smokers.},
  author={Russell E. Glasgow and Lisa A. Strycker and Elizabeth G Eakin and Shawn M. Boles and Evelyn P. Whitlock},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={1009-11}
}
This study investigated the relationship between weight gain concern and outcomes of a large-scale smoking cessation study among 506 young female smokers attending Planned Parenthood clinics. Results of this prospective study did not support the clinical importance of weight gain concerns. Using an index of weight concern that was predictive in previous research, baseline weight concern was unrelated to smoking cessation efforts, whether participants made a quit attempt, reduced the number of… CONTINUE READING

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