41. For Smokers Not Willing To Make a Quit Attempt at This Time
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview
Recommendation: Motivational intervention techniques appear to be effective in increasing a patient's likelihood of making a future quit attempt. Therefore, clinicians should use motivational techniques to encourage smokers who are not currently willing to quit to consider making a quit attempt in the future.
(Strength of Evidence = B).
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