Resources

  • 30 Seconds

    • 02 Mar 2013
    • Video (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    A film developed and produced by the English National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training to highlight the importance of, and best way to, identify and deliver a brief intervention to smokers. The short film was made for an online training programme to encourage HCPs to take 30 seconds to Ask, Advise, and Act to help smokers to qui

  • European scoping exercise – whats happening in tobacco dependence treatment?

    • 26 Feb 2013
    • Report (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Advocacy (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    This report, produced by the European GB team, was carried out to identify and determine which European countries might be willing and able to receive evidence-based support and assistance with training of health care professionals. The scoping exercise included three phases of activity; Phase 1 (web search), Phase 2 (direct country contact) and Phase 3 (face to face exploratory meeting with selected countries).

  • Revista Prevencion en Tabaquismo

    • 27 Jan 2013
    • Technical guide (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    4to número del 2012 de la publicación periódica del area de tabaquismo de la SEPAR.

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

    • 26 Sep 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Youth & Tobacco (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    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.

  • Smoking During Consecutive Pregnancies Among Primiparous Women in the Population-Based Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study

    • 26 Sep 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Women & Tobacco (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    This study investigated changes in smoking behavior across pregnancies in a sample of 10,890 primiparous women participating in the prospective population-based Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). The study aimed to identify risk factors that may inhibit smoking cessation and promote smoking during a woman’s second pregnancy.The findings offer new and additional insight into modifiable risk factors that may help facilitate more targeted smoking cessation interventions for women at the highest risk.

  • How do impulsivity and education relate to smoking initiation and cessation among young adults?

    • 25 Sep 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    This study examined the predictive value of impulsivity for starting and quitting smoking> It also examined whether education had an independent effect on smoking careers or moderated the impulsivity–smoking association.

  • Nurses’ Responsibilities in Smoking Cessation

    • 21 Sep 2012
    • Brochure (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Training (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    Source: WHO European Guidelines on the Treatment of Tobacco Dependence – A Guideline for Nurses.Fold double and cut off.

  • Literature Review: REFRESH Findings

    • 08 Aug 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Secondhand Smoke (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    literature on smoek-free homes and protecting children

  • REFRESH (Reducing Families’ Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in the Home): A Feasibility Study

    • 15 Jul 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Secondhand Smoke (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    Providing mothers who smoke with personalized measurements of their home’s indoor air quality appears to be a have a positive effect on reducing their children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. This study in the journal Tobacco Control suggests exploring the feasibility of a future large-scale trial using measurements of indoor air quality as part of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke.

  • Beliefs about the harms of long-term use of nicotine replacement therapy

    • 26 Jun 2012
    • Study (TYPE OF RESOURCE)
    • Health Harms (TOPIC)
    • Europe (REGION)

    Previous research has shown that a substantial proportion of smokers believe that nicotine causes serious diseases such as cancer, possibly deterring the use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation or smoking reduction. This study examined beliefs about the harms specifically from long-term use of NRT and associations between these and its use for smoking cessation and smoking reduction.Black A, Beard E., Brown J., Fidler J., West R. Beliefs about the harms of long-term use of nicotine replacement therapy: perceptions of smokers in England. Addiction 2012 May 28