Washington: Personalised, proactive phone counselling centred on motivational interviewing can help teenagers quit smoking, recent studies suggest.Arthur V Peterson and colleagues at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, designed a trial to evaluate to what extent phone counselling could help teenagers quit the habit.
There was also strong evidence that the intervention had made a difference for three months, one month and seven-day abstinence and for the length of time since the last cigarette.These findings were published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. IANS
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