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The influence of discrimination on smoking cessation among Latinos
Background: Although studies have shown a cross-sectional link between discrimination and smoking, the prospective influence of discrimination on smoking cessation has yet to be evaluated. Thus, the purpose of the current ...
Lower health literacy predicts smoking relapse among racially/ethnically diverse smokers with low socioeconomic status
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Background: Nearly half of U.S. adults have difficulties with health literacy (HL), which is defined as the ability to adequately obtain, process, and understand basic health information. Lower HL is associated with negative ...
A cross-lagged path analysis of five intrapersonal determinants of smoking cessation
Background: Prominent theories of drug use underscore the importance of considering the inter-relationships (e.g., reciprocal relations, indirect effects) of determinants of drug use behavior. In the area of smoking, few ...
Positive Smoking Outcome Expectancies Mediate the Association between Negative Affect and Smoking Urge among Women During a Quit Attempt
(American Psychological Association, 2014)
Ecological momentary assessment was used to examine associations between negative affect, positive smoking outcome expectancies, and smoking urge during the first 7 days of a smoking quit attempt. Participants were 302 ...
Nonjudging facet of mindfulness predicts enhanced smoking cessation in Hispanics
(American Psychological Association, 2015)
Although most smokers express interest in quitting, actual quit rates are low. Identifying strategies to enhance smoking cessation is critical, particularly among underserved populations, including Hispanics, for whom many ...