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What is the best way to convince someone young to quit smoking?

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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: No simple way

Everyone knows the health risks of smoking, but many do not believe that they will be the ones affected.
Each person has to decide if his/her quality of life will improve enough to justify the effort to quit. Perhaps show the young person this video of someone smoking through a tracheotomy (http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=l7bhdo2djhy&feature=player_embedded), altho scare tactics rarely work!

In brief: No simple way

Everyone knows the health risks of smoking, but many do not believe that they will be the ones affected.
Each person has to decide if his/her quality of life will improve enough to justify the effort to quit. Perhaps show the young person this video of someone smoking through a tracheotomy (http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=l7bhdo2djhy&feature=player_embedded), altho scare tactics rarely work!
Dr. Seth Kunen
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