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Motivational Interviewing for encouraging quit attempts among unmotivated smokers: study protocol of a randomized, controlled, efficacy trial

  • Delwyn Catley1Email author,
  • Kari Jo Harris2,
  • Kathy Goggin1,
  • Kimber Richter3,
  • Karen Williams4,
  • Christi Patten5,
  • Ken Resnicow6,
  • Edward Ellerbeck3,
  • Andrea Bradley-Ewing1,
  • Domonique Malomo1 and
  • Robin Liston1
BMC Public Health201212:456

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-456

Received: 6 June 2012

Accepted: 11 June 2012

Published: 19 June 2012

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11 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
19 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-456

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
School of Public and Community Health Sciences, The University of Montana
Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Missouri – Kanas City School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan