Of course, we all know that people smoke because they're addicted to the nicotine found in cigarettes. If fully so, then treating the withdrawal symptoms caused by smoking cessation should logically be 100% foolproof in helping smokers beat their addiction, right?
Well, it's not that simple.
There are also some not-so-subtle habits that many smokers acquire which seemingly can't be solely treated with just step-down nicotine replacement. These lifelong learned behaviors may require psychological intervention.
The sad part is that, because of their lifelong denial, it's often very difficult to win an argument with those smokers when trying to convince them otherwise.