Thus far, 12 journal articles written by our team on smoking cessation and tobacco control were accepted for publication in international peer-reviewed journals in 2024 (in alphabetical order of author list):


  1. Chau SL, Luk TT, Wong YC, Wu YD, Cheung YT, Ho SY, Kim JH, Lo HM, Lam TH, Wang MP*. Effect of chat-based instant messaging support versus brief intervention plus regular text messaging in reducing alcohol use in university students: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2024 (accepted).
  2. Cheng CCW, He WJH, Gouda H, Zhang MJ, Luk TT, Wang MP, Lam TH, Chan SSC, Cheung YTD. Effectiveness of very brief advice on tobacco cessation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2024. doi: 10.1007/s11606-024-08786-8 (In press) [Full text]  
  3. Cheung YTD, Zhang G, Luk TT, Zhang M, Lam VSF, Chan MMK, Wang MP, Chan SSC. Effect of narrative videos and mini-VR games in nursing smoking cessation training on empathy and self-efficacy of smoking cessation counseling: A randomized controlled trial. Nurse Education Today 2024. 140:106272. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2024.106272
  4. He WJ, Wang Q, Lam TH, Chan CHH, Luk TT, Wang MP, Chan SSC, Cheung DYT*. Effectiveness of Instant Messaging-Based Online Group Support for Preventing Smoking Relapse: a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2024; 11:1147096.doi: 10.1007/s11469-024-01239-7  [Full text
  5. Li Y, Luk TT*, Cheung YTD, Zhao SZ, Zeng Y, Tong HSC, Lai VWY, Wang MP. Characterizing engagement in a mobile chat-based intervention for smoking cessation: a secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Network Open 2024 (accepted) [Full text]  
  6. Weng X, Ma EC, Song CY, Lee JJ, Tong HSC, Lai VWY, Lam TH, Wang MP*. Experiences of quitting smoking in prisons: A qualitative study of people in custody. Tob Induc Dis. 2024 Feb 19;22. doi: 10.18332/tid/183604 [Full text]  
  7. Weng X*, Song CY, Liu K, Wu YS, Lee JJ, Guo N, Wang MP. Perceptions of and responses of young adults who use e-cigarettes to flavour bans in China: a qualitative study. Tobacco Control 2024. doi: 10.1136/tc-2023-058312 [Full text]  
  8. Wu Y, Cheung DYT, Lee JJ, Wong CKH, Ho SY, Li WHC, Yao Y, Lam TH, Wang MP. Effect of adding personalized instant messaging applications to brief smoking cessation model in community smokers in Hong Kong: A pragmatic randomized clinical trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2024;26:e44973. doi: 10.2196/44973 [Full text]
  9. Yao Y, Cheung YTD, Wu YS, Guo Z, Chan SK, Zhao SZ, Tong HSC, Lai VWY, Lam TH, Ho SY, Wang MP*. Association between tobacco industry denormalisation beliefs and support for tobacco endgame policies: a population-based study in Hong Kong. Tob Control. 2024 Mar 8:tc-2023-058393. doi: 10.1136/tc-2023-058393.
  10. Zhang G, Zhou J, Luk TT, Lam VSF, Yao Z, Wang MP, Cheung YTD*. The learning outcomes of smoking cessation training in undergraduate nursing students: A systematic review. Nursing Education in Practice 2024, 103907. doi: 1016/j.nepr.2024.103907
  11. Zhang MJ, Cheung YTD, Wang Q, Cheng CCW, Luk TT, He WJ, Wang MP, Lam TH. Efficacy of simple and very brief handgrip and isometric exercises for reducing withdrawal symptoms in cigarette smokers: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Tobacco Induced Diseases 2024;22(May):87. doi: 10.18332/tid/187839 [Full text]
  12. Zhao SZ, Weng X, Wu Y, Cheung DYT, Luk TT, Tong SC, Lai WY, Lam TH, Wang MP*. Optimizing mHealth instant messaging-based smoking cessation support: a sequential, multiple assignment, randomized trial (SMART). International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2024 [Full text