The role of weight concern and self-efficacy in smoking cessation and weight gain among smokers in a clinic-based cessation program.

@article{Borrelli1998TheRO,
  title={The role of weight concern and self-efficacy in smoking cessation and weight gain among smokers in a clinic-based cessation program.},
  author={Belinda Borrelli and Robin Mermelstein},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={609-22}
}
Although the majority of smokers are concerned about postcessation weight gain, few studies have investigated the prospective relationship between weight concern and smoking and weight outcomes, or a mechanism by which concern is related to these outcomes. We investigated the prospective role of smoking-specific weight concern in smoking cessation and weight gain among participants in a smoking-cessation clinic, and we hypothesized that domain-specific self-efficacy would be a mediator of these… CONTINUE READING