Text messaging-based smoking cessation intervention: A narrative review

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From: Addictive Behaviors(Vol. 39, Issue 5)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Author abstract
Length: 114 words

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2013.11.024 Byline: Grace Kong, Daniel M. Ells, Deepa R. Camenga, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin Abstract: Smoking cessation interventions delivered via text messaging on mobile phones may enhance motivations to quit smoking. The goal of this narrative review is to describe the text messaging interventions' theoretical contents, frequency and duration, treatment outcome, and sample characteristics such as age and motivation to quit, to better inform the future development of this mode of intervention. Article Note: (footnote) [star] Funding: This work was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health (P50 DA009241, R01 DA026450). All authors have no conflicts of interest.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A364242276