Bookcover of Smoking Cessation among Methadone Users in Mauritius
Booktitle:

Smoking Cessation among Methadone Users in Mauritius

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2016-03-26 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-83414-1

ISBN-10:
3659834149
EAN:
9783659834141
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This study examines factors associated in smoking cessation among the methadone users in Mauritius. Given the high rates of tobacco use in methadone-maintained individuals, a very large number of authors have suggested that more needed to be done to address smoking in this population; however, relatively few smoking interventions studies have been designed for those in methadone treatment. Method: Using a primarily adapted version of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey instrument, a cross-sectional study surveyed the users at the stages of the Transtheortical model. At phase two one group having had standard care was compared with another given Motivational Enhancement Therapy intervention sessions. The collected data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics including non-parametric tests. Results: The mean number of self-reported cigarettes per day at baseline for the survey was 9.7 (SD =5.8). 56% were in the precontemplation state. Literacy levels were generally low in the whole community. At post intervention, patients reported decreasing their smoking by an average of 2%. There were no participants who self-reported quitting smoking...
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Gilbert Roland
Number of pages:
100
Published on:
2016-03-26
Stock:
Available
Category:
Specialized Medical occupations
Price:
54.90 €
Keywords:
smoking cessation, Methadone Therapy, randomised control trial, Transtheoretical Change Model, Motivational intervention

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