Association between cigarette smoking and suicide in psychiatric inpatients

  title={Association between cigarette smoking and suicide in psychiatric inpatients},
  author={Sharifi Hooman and Hessami Zahra and Mitra Safa and Farhadi Mohammad Hassan and Masjedi Mohammad Reza},
  booktitle={Tobacco induced diseases},
INTRODUCTION Cigarette smoking is the single largest preventable cause of death and disability in the industrialized world and it causes at least 85% of lung cancers, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. In addition smokers are at a higher risk from psychiatric co-morbid illness such as depression and completed suicide. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional survey in which we targeted all patients with serious mental illness (SMI) who were admitted in Razi mental health Hospital in Tehran, Iran… CONTINUE READING