Does the electronic cigarette help to quit smoking?


About the research

Quitting smoking is quite a challenge 🚬🛑 In her PhD, clinical psychologist Karolien Adriaens (KU Leuven) shows that the e-cigarette is an effective tool to help smokers eventually get rid of their addiction. Her research shows that the e-cigarette is more effective than other smoking aids such as nicotine patches, sprays and smoke suppressants.

Karolien Adriaens
KU Leuven

Karolien Adriaens obtained her diploma in clinical psychology in 2014. She is mainly interested in human behaviour, and more specifically smoking behaviour. In her doctoral research she focuses on less harmful alternatives to smoking. She mainly investigates the effects of the use of the electronic cigarette on smoking behaviour and smoking cessation.

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