Jones EG, Goldsmith M, Effken J, Button K, Crago M. Nursing Faculty at University of Arizona, USA. Am Ann Deaf. 2010 Spring;155(1):96-102. Deaf adults’ access to smoking cessation programs is limited due to cultural, linguistic, and geographic barriers. Web-based stop-smoking interventions have demonstrated cessation rates comparable to other interventions. The Internet is widely used by… Read More »»
Ferron JC, Brunette MF, McHugo GJ, Devitt TS, Martin WM, Drake RE. Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, NH 03766, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org. Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2011 Fall;35(2):111-6. doi: 10.2975/35.2.2011.111.116. OBJECTIVE: Evidence-based treatments may be delivered in computerized, web-based formats. This strategy can deliver the intervention consistently with minimal treatment provider time and cost. However, standard web… Read More »»
Borrelli B, Busch AM, Trotter DR. Centers for Behavioral & Preventive Medicine. Rehabil Psychol. 2013 May;58(2):117-23. doi: 10.1037/a0031577. Epub 2013 Feb 25. Purpose/Objective: People with mobility impairments (MIs) have higher smoking rates than the general population. We evaluated the use of psychosocial and pharmacological methods to quit smoking and readiness to quit smoking in this… Read More »»
Effects of a mindfulness-based smoking cessation program for an adult with mild intellectual disability
Singh NN, Lancioni GE, Winton AS, Singh AN, Singh J, Singh AD. American Health and Wellness Institute, Verona, VA, USA. email@example.com. Res Dev Disabil. 2011 May-Jun;32(3):1180-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2011.01.003. Epub 2011 Feb 1. Smoking is a major risk factor for a number of health conditions and many smokers find it difficult to quit smoking without specific… Read More »»
Rationale and design of a clinical trial investigating resistance training as an aid to smoking cessation in persons with multiple sclerosis
Ciccolo JT, Lo AC, Jennings EG, Motl RW. Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Jul;33(4):848-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2012.04.010. Epub 2012 Apr 27. Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease among adults, and there is evidence that smokers… Read More »»
Behrend C, Prasarn M, Coyne E, Horodyski M, Wright J, Rechtine GR. Department of Orthopaedics,University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 665, Rochester, NY 14625, USA. email@example.com. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 5;94(23):2161-6. BACKGROUND: Smoking is associated with low back pain, intervertebral disc disease, inferior patient outcomes following surgical interventions, and… Read More »»
Confronting a neglected epidemic: tobacco cessation for persons with mental illnesses and substance abuse problems.
Tobacco use exerts a huge toll on persons with mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders, accounting for 200,000 of the annual 443,000 annual tobacco-related deaths in the United States. Persons with chronic mental illness die 25 years earlier than the general population does, and smoking is the major contributor to that premature mortality. This population… Read More »»
Importance of the field: Patients with a psychiatric diagnosis have a higher prevalence of smoking compared to the general population. Varenicline is a first-line pharmacotherapy option to assist in smoking cessation. Clinical trials during drug development excluded patients with active psychiatric illnesses leaving the risks associated with varenicline use in this patient population unknown. Areas… Read More »»
Smoking expectancies and intention to quit in smokers with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and non-psychiatric controls.
Cigarette smoking expectancies are systematically related to intention to quit smoking in adult smokers without psychiatric illness, but little is known about these relationships in smokers with serious mental illness. In this study, we compared positive and negative smoking expectancies, and examined relationships between expectancies and intention to quit smoking, in smokers with schizophrenia (n=46),… Read More »»