[Diagnosis and therapy of nicotine dependence].

@article{Schoberberger1997DiagnosisAT,
  title={[Diagnosis and therapy of nicotine dependence].},
  author={Rudolf Schoberberger and Ursula Kunze and Anita Schmeiser-Rieder},
  journal={Versicherungsmedizin},
  year={1997},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={25-9}
}
The 1988 Report of the US-Surgeon General states very clearly, that the use of tobacco products is not a matter of free choice, but is the result of an addiction as scientifically valid as the addiction to heroin and other narcotics. Using the Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) to assess nicotine dependence in a population 6,000 randomly… CONTINUE READING