Comparative Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Treatments for Patients with Depression
Publisher: Department of Veterans Affairs 2010
Number of pages: 83
Smoking is disproportionately higher among persons with depression. Furthermore, smokers with depression may experience more challenges when trying to make and maintain a quit attempt, such as greater negative mood symptoms from withdrawal, higher nicotine dependence, and greater likelihood of relapse, than smokers without depression.
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