Smoking in Adolescents: The Guidelines to Build Preventions


  • Uthaiwan Pongboriboon School of Nursing, Eastern Asia University
  • Ratchaya Rattanatavorn School of Nursing, Eastern Asia University


Smoking prevention, Adolescents’ behavior, Self-efficacy


Smoking is major health problems, there are many operations to reduce the number of smokers. However, the new smokers are still increasing, especially adolescents. The adolescents are age range that if they are addicted to smoking, it will create long-term health problems. The preventions for smoking in adolescents are approaches that change behaviors to become smokers of adolescents. There are important conditions that affect the prevention smoking in adolescents such as; knowledge, behavior in smoking prevention, smoking of close people, and smoking refusal self-efficacy. Therefore, the guidelines to build smoking preventions in adolescents should be integrated these important conditions and social media should be used as an important channel for building adolescents’ smoking prevention activities.


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Pongboriboon อ, Rattanatavorn ร. Smoking in Adolescents: The Guidelines to Build Preventions. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2022 May 4 [cited 2022 Jun. 29];23(1):6-13. Available from:



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