The prevention of cigarette smoking in children: Two- and three-year follow-up comparisons of four prevention strategies

@article{Murray1987ThePO,
  title={The prevention of cigarette smoking in children: Two- and three-year follow-up comparisons of four prevention strategies},
  author={David M Murray and Philip S. Richards and Russell V. Luepker and C. Anderson Johnson},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={10},
  pages={595-611}
}
Recent studies have suggested that a prevention program that addresses the social influences that encourage smoking can be effective in deterring cigarette use by adolescents. This study presents 1-, 2-, and 3-year follow-up results from two studies which evaluated three variations of the social influences curriculum and compared them to a health consequences program and a usual-care comparison group. These results suggest that a peer-led, social influences program can restrain smoking among… CONTINUE READING

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