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"Smoking is like..": high school students’ beliefs on cigarette smoke
Author/s: Manuela Cantoia 
Year:  2012 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 605-620 FullText PDF:  223 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2012-004002
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The paper deals with the prevention of smoking habits in adolescence. A study on 439 high school students was carried out in order to analyse subjective representations of the smoking experience. Possible paths of intervention are discussed focusing on the importance of working on developing a sense of self-efficacy and self-image rather than on medical knowledge.
Keywords: Tobacco addiction, adolescence, prevention

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Manuela Cantoia, "Smoking is like..": high school students’ beliefs on cigarette smoke in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 4/2012, pp. 605-620, DOI:10.3280/RIP2012-004002


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