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Smoking, health and personality

Author: H J Eysenck
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Report on Smoking and Health published by the Royal College of Physicians in England in 1965 warned of a connection between lung cancer and smoking. The findings were widely publicized, and were accepted by practically everyone - indeed, they persist today. As Hans J. Eyseneck shows in his study Smoking, Health, and Personality, the results were by no means immune to challenge. Not only were the experimental  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H J Eysenck
ISBN: 0765806398 9780765806390
OCLC Number: 43083370
Notes: Originally published: 1965.
Description: 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The origin and growth of a habit --
The development of suspicion --
The critics hit back --
Personality and constitution --
Smokers and non-smokers --
Cancer and personality --
The causes of lung cancer --
Giving up smoking?
Responsibility: H.J. Eysenck ; with a new foreword by Stuart Brady.

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Most people accept the connection between smoking and lung cancer. This study questions the experimental techniques and results interpretation used to prove this, arguing that psychological methods  Read more...

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