Journal article

Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release From Smoke-Free Prisons

Cheneal Puljevic, Catherine J Segan

Nicotine & Tobacco Research | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Given the current proliferation of prison smoke-free policies internationally, and the multiple benefits of continued smoking abstinence for correctional populations, improved understanding of factors influencing postrelease smoking abstinence is required to inform support strategies aimed at individuals exiting smoke-free prisons. METHODS: We systematically searched health, social science, and criminal justice databases for studies relating to smoking behaviors among people released from smoke-free prisons. Studies were included if: they were published between January 1, 2000 and July 26, 2017; they were published in English; the population was people who were incarcerated or ..

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