Treatment adherence and short-term outcomes of smoking cessation outpatient clinic patients


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Karadogan D., ÖNAL Ö. , ŞAHİN D. S. , KANBAY Y., Alp S., Sahin U.

TOBACCO INDUCED DISEASES, vol.16, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.18332/tid/94212
  • Title of Journal : TOBACCO INDUCED DISEASES

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Previous studies have shown that adherence to treatment is fundamental to success in smoking cessation. However, smoking cessation medication regimens are limited significantly by the struggle to adhere to them. This study was conducted to evaluate the factors associated with treatment adherence and quitting success in a group of patients that applied to our smoking cessation outpatient clinic (SCC).