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Course Transcript Questions The answer to Question 1 is found in Section 1 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 2 is found in Section 2 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.

Questions:

1. According to the menstrual cycle scheduling technique, when should female clients plan to quit smoking?
2. How can tobacco dependent clients defeat mental gremlins to break smoking patterns?
3. What are three basic steps to preparing to quit that can help a client attempt to successfully overcome tobacco dependence?
4. What are the five elements of the S.A.L.E.S. approach?
5. What are Four Triggers for smoking?
6. What are the three rules of relapse?
7. What are five skills for coping with cravings?

Answers:

A. Four Triggers for smoking are places, people, time, and feelings.
B. The three rules of relapse are never smoke a cigarette that is given to you, never buy cigarettes in the place where you are about to relapse, and after buying a pack of cigarettes and smoking one, throw the rest of the pack away.
C. According to the menstrual cycle scheduling technique, female clients should plan to quit smoking after the period.
D. These three steps are self-monitoring smoking habits, devising a quitting plan, and committing to a quit date.
E. Six skills for coping with cravings are never forget why you quit smoking, know when you’re rationalizing, don’t get cocky, think positive, and relax.
F. The five elements of the S.A.L.E.S. approach are speak, abstain, link, empathize and solve.
G. Tobacco dependent clients can defeat mental gremlins to break smoking patterns by thinking through the gremlins.


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The answer to Question 8 is found in Section 8 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 9 is found in Section 9 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question.

Questions:

8. What is the difference between consonant and dissonant smokers?
9. According to Singleton, what are three important factors associated with successful adult smoking cessation?
10. What are four main reasons adolescents have for wanting to stop smoking?
11. According to Lundqvist, what are four barriers to smoking cessation experienced by older women?
12. What are five tasks for the client and therapist during the preparation stage of smoking cessation?
13. What were four focus areas in Ward’s smoking cessation intervention strategy?
14. What are the five core aspects of the Goetz Plan?
15. What four mood-specific interventions for smoking cessation were proposed by Hall?
16. What are the five categories of self-efficacy?
17. According to Whittinghill, what are three benefits of a self-efficacy model of treatment for tobacco addiction?

Answers:

A.  Five tasks are: 1. Setting a definite quit date; 2. Gathering support for smoking cessation; 3. Preparing the environment; 4. Formulating plans to avoid triggers; 5. Selecting a nicotine replacement system (if needed).
B.  Four focus areas were: 1. an explanation of NRT; 2. review of the stages of change; 3. improving self-efficacy; and 4. cognitive counter conditioning
C.  Mood specific interventions were: 1.  mood monitoring, 2. discussions of ways to increase pleasant moods and decrease negative ones, 3. use of behavioral skills to reduce relapse risk, and 4. relaxation and social support skills.
D.  'Consonant' smokers know and accept the risks associated with tobacco consumption, and do not wish to change their smoking, whereas 'dissonant' smokers are tobacco consumers whose attitudes differ from their behavior.
E. Three important factors are: 1. strong motivation; 2. social support; high-perceived self-efficacy
F. Categories of self-efficacy are: 1. resistance; 2. harm-reduction; 3. action; 4. coping; 5. recovery
G.  Three benefits are: 1. allows a counselor to assess and address client problems promptly; 2. permits substance abuse counselors to evaluate client problems by monitoring daily behaviors; 3. simple and forthright.
H.  Five core aspects are: 1. colleges offering a 2-credit smoking cessation course; 2. Training to students about health effects and cessation aids; 3. Problem solving and stress reduction training; 4. Peer-counseling; 5. Mentors for social support
I.  Four major reasons were: 1. cost, 2. health, 3. fitness, and 4. unacceptable/bad image
J.  Four barriers are: 1. added values from being a smoker; 2. smoke promoting context, fatalism and shame; 3. cultural and structural barriers; 4. expectations vs. frustration on the health care system.

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