Part of the Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology Series
Smoking is one of the world's most pressing public health problems. This up-to-date work reviews the severe problems caused by smoking and examines individual and public health approaches to reducing smoking and its attendant health problems. Written by experts, Cigarettes, Nicotine and Health provides a broad perspective from disciplines as diverse as social and cognitive psychology, behavioral pharmacology, physiology, epidemiology, history, medicine, and public health policy. It's accessible style makes the book ideal for use with students in drugs and health psychology courses, as well as for psychologists, nurses, and health promotion researchers.
|Publication date:||5th June 2001|
|Author:||Lynn T. Kozlowski, Jack E. Henningfield, Janet Brigham|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Addiction & therapy, Medicine: general issues, Psychology,|
Janet Brigham, Ph.D. is a senior researcher in SRI International's Center for Health Sciences. In this role, she focuses on developing effective ways to study tobacco use and to design technology-based treatment options. She and a team are testing and deploying an evidence-based, data-driven smoking cessation mobile app that applies a personalization algorithm in a dynamic, interactive format. The team hopes to extend this approach to additional behaviorally based health interventions. An experimental psychologist with a focus on clinical neuropsychology, she received postdoctoral training in tobacco research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, ...More About Lynn T. Kozlowski, Jack E. Henningfield, Janet Brigham