Promoting abstinence among relapsed chronic smokers: the effect of telephone support.

@article{Lando1996PromotingAA,
  title={Promoting abstinence among relapsed chronic smokers: the effect of telephone support.},
  author={H. A. Lando and P. L. Pirie and J Roski and Peter G. McGovern and Ludwig A. Schmid},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1996},
  volume={86 12},
  pages={1786-90}
}
OBJECTIVES The present study used telephone support both to sustain abstinence and to encourage renewed quit attempts in smokers who had completed an intensive smoking cessation clinic. METHODS Subjects were hard-core smokers (n = 1083) who had attended a multisession cessation clinic. They were then assigned randomly to receive telephone support (intervention calls 3, 9, and 21 months after the targeted cessation clinic quit date) or no further intervention. RESULTS In the intervention… CONTINUE READING

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