Residual attraction to smoking and smoker identity following smoking cessation.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Anecdotal reports suggest that some long-term ex-smokers retain a residual attraction to smoking and a "smoker identity," although little systematic data on this exist. These are important because they may increase the likelihood of relapse. This study aimed to quantify the extent of these characteristics in relation to length of abstinence… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntq104

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