The attitude toward tobacco dependence and barriers to discussing smoking cessation: a survey among Turkish general practitioners


GOKIRMAK M., ÖZTÜRK Ö., Bircan A., AKKAYA A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.55, no.3, pp.177-183, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00038-009-0109-8
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-183
  • Keywords: Smoking cessation, General practitioner, Primary care, Training, Attitudes, Beliefs, FAMILY PHYSICIANS, INTERVENTION, PROMOTION, ADVICE
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

To evaluate the general attitude of a sample of Turkish general practitioners (GPs) toward tobacco dependence and to assess their knowledge and behavior regarding smoking cessation (SC).