Mindfulness Ameliorates the Relationship between Weight Concerns and Smoking Behavior in Female Smokers: A Cross-Sectional Investigation.

@article{Adams2014MindfulnessAT,
  title={Mindfulness Ameliorates the Relationship between Weight Concerns and Smoking Behavior in Female Smokers: A Cross-Sectional Investigation.},
  author={Claire Elizabeth Adams and Megan A McVay and Diana W. Stewart and Christine Vinci and Jessica A E Kinsaul and Lindsay Benitez and Amy L. Copeland},
  journal={Mindfulness},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={179-185}
}
Weight concerns are common among female smokers and may interfere with smoking cessation. It is imperative to identify protective factors to lessen the likelihood that smoking-related weight concerns prompt smoking and hinder cessation efforts. Mindfulness is one potential protective factor that might prevent weight concerns from triggering smoking. In the current study, relationships among facets of trait mindfulness, smoking-related weight concerns, and smoking behavior were examined among… CONTINUE READING