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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention

Joseph P. Green, Steven Jay Lynn

ISBN: 978-1-119-13966-9 August 2018 Wiley-Blackwell 232 Pages

Description

A scientifically informed intervention to help smokers quit for life, based in cognitive-behavioral therapy

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention presents a comprehensive program developed by noted experts to help smokers achieve their goal of life-long abstinence from smoking. This brief, cost-effective intervention, called The Winning Edge, incorporates state-of-the-science advances and best clinical practices in the treatment of tobacco addiction and offers participants a unique blend of strategies based on cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and hypnotic approaches to achieve smoking cessation. This valuable treatment guide, developed and refined over the past 30 years, provides all of the information necessary for health care providers to implement the program on a group or individual basis.

 This important resource:

  • Provides a detailed, step-by-step guide to conducting the program, with scripts for providers and handouts for participants
  • Explains the scientific basis for the many strategies of cognitive, behavioral, and affective change in The Winning Edge program
  • Contains information for treatment providers on frequently asked questions, adapting and tailoring the program to the needs of participants, and overcoming challenges, ambivalence, and resistance to stop smoking

Written for a wide audience of mental health professionals, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation: A Scientifically Informed Intervention offers a comprehensive, science-based approach to help participants achieve their goal of a smoke-free life. 

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Acknowledgments iv

About the Companion Website v

1 The Winning Edge: Development and Refinement of our Program 1

2 Why Hypnosis? Rationale and Supporting Evidence 12

3 Before You Start: Tips for Facilitators 23

4 Beginning the Program: The First Treatment Session 36

5 Interview with a Coping Model and Self‐Hypnosis Script 1 103

6 Handouts and Worksheets to Accompany Session 1 109

7 Completing the Program: The Second Treatment Session 123

8 Treatment Session 2 Handouts and Follow‐Up Forms 137

9 Common Questions, Individualizing Treatment, and Extensions Beyond Smoking Cessation 142

10 Review of Overall Program Scheme and Forms to Aid Research and Data Collection 163

References 189

Name Index (selective author list) 216

Subject Index 221