A randomised controlled trial linking mental health inpatients to community smoking cessation supports: A study protocol

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p570
Academic Journal
The article presents a study conducted on smoking cessation among mental health inpatients after their discharge from mental health facilities. Mentally ill patients are often dependent on smoking and faces problems in cessation, also, few programs are available to encourage cessation. The study based on randomized controlled trials was conducted on 200 smokers with acute problems. It is expected that the study would help in forming a model for smoking intervention program for such patients.


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