Treatment adherence and short-term outcomes of smoking cessation outpatient clinic patients

Karadogan D., ÖNAL Ö., ŞAHİN D. S., KANBAY Y., Alp S., Sahin U.

TOBACCO INDUCED DISEASES, vol.16, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.18332/tid/94212
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: smoking, treatment, adherence, quit success, NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY, SMOKERS ADHERENCE, VARENICLINE, ABSTINENCE
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


INTRODUCTION Previous studies have shown that adherence to treatment is fundamental to success in smoking cessation. However, smoking cessation medication regimens are limited significantly by the struggle to adhere to them. This study was conducted to evaluate the factors associated with treatment adherence and quitting success in a group of patients that applied to our smoking cessation outpatient clinic (SCC).