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VALERA FERNANDEZ, Maria Rosario et al. Effectiviness of a Brief Intervention on anti-smoking motivation in drug addict patients staying in a UHD. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2019, vol.18, n.54, pp.63-78.  Epub Oct 14, 2019. ISSN 1695-6141.


There is a connection between smoking and substances use disorder, especially alcohol and cannabis. Nevertheless, health interventions seem not to be addressed to this approach


Evaluation of the motivation degree for the smoking quit after developing a brief psycho-educational intervention on smoking.


It is a quantitative research of analytical type, almost experimental, developed by means of two experimental series, of the types pre- and post- intervention. A brief educational intervention is applied and there is an evaluation of the differences in the motivation for the smoking quit in a group before the intervention and in another one after the intervention


There is a difference of 1,27 points in the degree of motivation found in the individuals regarding the experimental groups


Drug addict people are smokers with a high degree of nicotinic dependence, so it is necessary to design suitable strategies of quitting.

Keywords : smoking; drug addiction; hospitalization; intervention; nursing.

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