Smoking cessation with teenagers: the relationship between impulsivity, emotional problems, program retention and effectiveness.

@article{Wegmann2012SmokingCW,
  title={Smoking cessation with teenagers: the relationship between impulsivity, emotional problems, program retention and effectiveness.},
  author={Lena Wegmann and Anneke Buehler and Mareike Strunk and Peter A. Lang and Dennis Nowak},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={463-8}
}
AIMS This study examines whether individual differences in impulsivity and emotional problems in adolescent smokers are related to initial smoking characteristics of participants, acceptance, retention and outcome of a school-based smoking cessation program. DESIGN The data was obtained from a feasibility study of a youth-specific, cognitive-behavioral and motivation enhancing program at 22 schools with 139 participating teenage smokers in Germany. A one-group-pre-posttest design was realized… CONTINUE READING