Stress, coping, and appraisal in a smoking cessation intervention

  title={Stress, coping, and appraisal in a smoking cessation intervention},
  author={Susan D. McMahon and Leonard A Jason and Doreen Salina},
Abstract Stress, coping, and appraisal were explored in order to better understand the factors associated with smoking cessation. Employees from 61 worksites received one of three programs which incorporated the use of self-help manuals, incentives, social support groups, and cognitive-behavioral techniques. Results indicated successful quitters perceived less stress in their lives, used more problem-focused coping and less emotion-focused coping, and perceived more control over their stressors… CONTINUE READING