Performance by Gender in a Stop-Smoking Program Combining Hypnosis and Aversion

  title={Performance by Gender in a Stop-Smoking Program Combining Hypnosis and Aversion},
  author={D L Johnson and R T Karkut},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={851 - 857}
Increased rates of smoking initiation and smoking-related illness among women have narrowed the gender gap in smoking behavior. Past studies of performance by gender in prevention and treatment programs have reported reduced success with women and have suggested a need for stronger interventions having greater effects on both genders' smoking cessation. A field study of 93 male and 93 female CMHC outpatients examined the facilitation of smoking cessation by combining hypnosis and aversion… 
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