Anxiety, depression and smoking in schoolchildren--implications for smoking prevention.

@article{Dudas2005AnxietyDA,
  title={Anxiety, depression and smoking in schoolchildren--implications for smoking prevention.},
  author={Robert B Dudas and Katalin Hans and Katalin Barab{\'a}s},
  journal={The journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health},
  year={2005},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={87-92}
}
The prevalence of smoking among 14 to 18-year-old adolescents (one out of three) is as high as in the general population in Hungary. Depression and anxiety disorders are also major public health problems. Our objective was to investigate the correlations between smoking status and anxiety and depressive symptoms, as well as to identify potential implications for the prevention of nicotine dependence. We used a self-developed questionnaire to survey smoking behaviour, and standard self… CONTINUE READING

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