Prevention of teenage smoking through negative information giving, a cluster randomized controlled trial

  title={Prevention of teenage smoking through negative information giving, a cluster randomized controlled trial},
  author={J. Thrul and A. B{\"u}hler and F. Herth},
  journal={Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy},
  pages={35 - 42}
  • J. Thrul, A. Bühler, F. Herth
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy
  • Aims: The objective of this study was to evaluate the preventive effect of a clinic-based, emotionally arousing, negative information giving intervention on adolescents’ protective and risk factors of smoking. Methods: Data of 563 students (18 schools) from a cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in Heidelberg, Germany (2010–2011) were analysed. The intervention included a presentation about the risks of smoking, a live video session of a pulmonary endoscopy and a testimonial interview… CONTINUE READING
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