Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Brewer2011MindfulnessTF,
  title={Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Judson A. Brewer and Sarah Mallik and Theresa A. Babuscio and Charla Nich and Hayley E. Johnson and Cameron M Deleone and Candace A. Minnix-Cotton and Shannon A. Byrne and Hedy Kober and Andrea J Weinstein and Kathleen M. Carroll and Bruce James Rounsaville},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2011},
  volume={119 1-2},
  pages={72-80}
}
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the world, and long-term abstinence rates remain modest. Mindfulness training (MT) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and more recently, in addictions. However, MT has not been evaluated for smoking cessation through randomized clinical trials. METHODS 88 treatment-seeking, nicotine-dependent adults who were smoking an average of 20cigarettes/day were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
Mindfulness training ( MT ) has begun to show benefits in a number of psychiatric disorders , including depression , anxiety and more recently , in addictions .
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