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Smoking

1.

The patient refers to herself as a social smoker. How would you talk to her about smoking in a way that encourages her to quit and is non-judgemental?

2.

What approaches to discussing smoking are easy to take, but less effective?

3.

Do men and women smoke for different reasons ?

Do a quick literature search and see what you can find.

How would your approach to talking about becoming a non-smoker be different if Mirna were a man ?