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How Does Paying Attention Help Us Quit Smoking?

Posted On: January 23, 2018

Mindfulness Helps Smoking CessationIt might sound strange, but that’s the question that I asked when I did my first smoking cessation study almost a decade ago to test if mindfulness training could help  people quit. Spoiler alert: we found  that it was five times better than a  well-established, standardized in-person program. Read more >>

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Will a Smoking Cessation App with Mindfulness Training Engage Adolescent Smokers in Quitting?

Posted On: November 01, 2017

craving to quitMost adolescent smokers want to quit and try to quit smoking.  However, very few get help, success is rare, and interventions that do exist require lots of in-person time.  So what might be attractive to teen smokers who want to quit?  What about an app that teaches them mindfulness? Read more >>

 

 

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