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Nicotine Cessation

By globalbridges

New Awakenings offers more forms of therapy than any other addiction treatment centre in Ontario. Some of these include art therapy, fitness therapy, anger management therapy, nicotine cessation therapy, narrative therapy, talk therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, and individual therapy.

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Smoking-specific communication and children’s smoking onset: An extension of the theory of planned behaviour

By globalbridges

The aim of this study was to test whether maternal smoking-specific communication and parental smoking related to smoking cognitions (i.e. attitude, self-efficacy and social norm) derived from the Theory of Planned Behaviour in association with smoking onset during preadolescence A positive association was found between pro-smoking attitudes and smoking onset. Smoking-specific communication and parental smoking were related to smoking cognitions.

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Childhood and adolescent psychopathology and subsequent tobacco smoking in young adults: findings from an Australian birth cohort

By globalbridges

Study concludes that childhood and adolescent psychopathology predicts subsequent tobacco use at 14 and 21 years of age. But, but some forms of psychopathology predict increased (aggression/delinquency; attention problems) and other forms decreased (anxiety/depression) smoking. There may be some benefits in targeting children with early onset aggressive/delinquent behaviour problems with tobacco smoking prevention initiatives.

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