CME/CE: Changing Behaviors in HIV-Infected Smokers

CME/CE: Changing Behaviors in HIV-Infected Smokers
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Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Associate Director, Residency Research Training
Faculty, Division of Psychiatric Services Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Seth S. Himelhoch, MD, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

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Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH (click to view)

Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Associate Director, Residency Research Training
Faculty, Division of Psychiatric Services Research
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Seth S. Himelhoch, MD, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has no financial interests to disclose.

A meta-analysis suggests that targeted behavioral smoking cessation interventions appear to help HIV-infected smokers kick their habit. Patients who attend more sessions are more likely to succeed in quitting smoking.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

Asheena K, Yuelei D, Jonathan S, Himelhoch S. Behavioral interventions for tobacco use in HIV-infected smokers: a meta-analysis. JAIDS. 2016;72:527-533. Available at

http://journals.lww.com/jaids/Abstract/2016/08150/Behavioral_Interventions_for_Tobacco_Use_in.9.aspx.

 

Burkhalter J, Springer C, Chhabra ROstroff J, Rapkin B. Tobacco use and readiness to quit smoking in low-income HIV-infected persons. Nicotine Tob Res. 2005;7:511-522.

 

Kwong J, Bouchard-Miller K. Smoking cessation for persons living with HIV: a review of currently available interventions. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2010;21:3-10.

 

Lifson A, Lando H. Smoking and HIV: prevalence, health risks, and cessation strategies. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2012;9:223-230.

 

Mamary E, Bahrs D, Martinez S. Cigarette smoking and the desire to quit among individuals living with HIV. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2002;16:39-42.

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