The global research neglect of unassisted smoking cessation: causes and consequences

PLoS Med. 2010 Feb 9;7(2):e1000216. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000216.


Simon Chapman and Ross MacKenzie review the evidence and argue that health promotion messages should emphasize that the most successful method used by most ex-smokers is unassisted cessation.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Public Health
  • Research / economics
  • Research / standards*
  • Research / statistics & numerical data
  • Smoking Cessation / methods
  • Smoking Cessation / statistics & numerical data*