Journal article

Preventing smoking relapse via Web-based computer-tailored feedback: a randomized controlled trial.

Iman Elfeddali, Catherine Bolman, Math JJM Candel, Reinout W Wiers, Hein de Vries

Journal of Medical Internet Research | Published : 2012

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Web-based computer-tailored approaches have the potential to be successful in supporting smoking cessation. However, the potential effects of such approaches for relapse prevention and the value of incorporating action planning strategies to effectively prevent smoking relapse have not been fully explored. The Stay Quit for You (SQ4U) study compared two Web-based computer-tailored smoking relapse prevention programs with different types of planning strategies versus a control group. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy of two Web-based computer-tailored programs in preventing smoking relapse compared with a control group. The action planning (AP) program provided tailored feedback ..

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