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Smoking Cessation Learning Objectives


At the end of this section you will be able to:

  • identify an approach to counselling smokers about becoming ex-smokers

  • describe some of the major concerns that women and men have about quitting smoking

  • describe an approach to discussing the long-term negative effects of smoking with  young males and females who are focused only on the  short-term positive associations with tobacco

  • identify and analyze social factors influencing increasing smoking rates among young people and think of ways you can help change these