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'Quit Smoking' Messages Less Likely to Stop Smokers from Smoking Says Study

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In reviewing 600 articles related to smoking self-stigma, researchers found that the stereotypes smokers encounter are almost all negative. The researchers contend if smoking is stigmatized, people may find it harder to quit because of the negative emotions they feel (including anger, defensiveness, and lowered self-esteem) caused by anti-smoking campaign messages. Read more here.

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