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Smoking Cessation Interventions for Patients with Severe Mental Illnesses: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: August 4, 2016
Project Number: RA0858-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for patients with severe mental illnesses?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding smoking cessation interventions for patients with severe mental illnesses?

Key Message

Six systematic reviews with meta-analyses, eight randomized controlled trials, and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions for patients with severe mental illnesses.