Smoking Cessation Links

Can Hypnosis Snuff Out a Smoker’s Cigarette Habit?: US News article discusses a study by Timothy Carmody, PhD, University of California, showed hypnotherapy to be as effective as behavioral counseling when combined with nicotine patches in helping smokers to quit and remain abstinent for one year.

I’m Ready To Quit Smoking:  CDC website that has tips from former smokers, quit guide, quitting resources and more.  An abundance of resources for people wanting to quit smoking and for people supporting loved ones and friends who are quitting.

Hypnotherapy Aids Smoking Cessation: Describes study in CHEST by Faysal Hasan, MD of North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass, of that smokers who’ve been hospitalized are more likely to quit if they’re treated with hypnotherapy after discharge than with other smoking cessation methods. After discharge, patients remained smoke-free for six months.

Can Hypnosis Really Help You Quit Smoking?:  Article in Huffington Post describes while the evidence is not strong, many people, including some movie stars are quitting with the aid of hypnosis.

Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation:  WebMD article describes how hypnosis is utilized for smoking cessati:on and David Spiegel, MDs smoking cessation method.

NIMH: Expert panel discuss high rates of smoking in people with psychiatric illness.

Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Control Program: Website with information and resources for public and professionals interested in tobacco addiction and smoking cessation.

Office of the Surgeon General (OSG):  Information about tobacco, how to quit smoking and resources.

American Lung Association:  Website offers support and advice for quitting smoking and information for where to go find help in your area.

IWAT: International Network of Women Against Tobacco. A global network of women tobacco specialists dedicated to tobacco control and use to improve the health, and bring equality to women and young girls.