Nicotine gum and psychological support in smoking cessation. A pilot study in South Africa.

@article{Baddeley1988NicotineGA,
  title={Nicotine gum and psychological support in smoking cessation. A pilot study in South Africa.},
  author={G M Baddeley and Howard Schomer and Clemens F. Albrecht},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1988},
  volume={73 7},
  pages={409-11}
}
The effectiveness of freely chosen, personally paid-for, 2 mg nicotine gum (Nicorette; MPS Laboratories) as an adjunct to group psychological support in 12 heavy smokers motivated to stop was compared with 11 matched controls who chose not to use gum and received psychological support only. After 6 months, 50% of the group using gum had stopped smoking… CONTINUE READING