Design and implementation of an effective telephone counseling intervention for adolescent smoking cessation.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Volume 101, Issue 20, p.1393-405 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Center-Authored Paper, Cognition, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Counseling, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Matched-Pair Analysis, Motivation, Public Health Sciences Division, Research Design, Schools, Shared Resources, Smoking Cessation, Telephone, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, Washington

Abstract:

Effective smoking cessation for youth is urgently needed, but the literature guiding such efforts is nascent. We evaluated the implementation of a proactive intervention for adolescent smoking cessation that incorporated motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral skills training (CBST).