Behavioral aspects of alcohol-tobacco interactions.

  title={Behavioral aspects of alcohol-tobacco interactions.},
  author={J P Zacny},
  journal={Recent developments in alcoholism : an official publication of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism, the Research Society on Alcoholism, and the National Council on Alcoholism},
  • J P Zacny
  • Published 1990 in
    Recent developments in alcoholism : an official…
Alcohol and tobacco consumption are correlated-smokers consume more alcohol than do nonsmokers and alcohol consumers smoke more than do teetotalers. In addition, heavy drinking tends to be associated with heavy smoking. A large majority of alcoholics, who by definition are heavy drinkers, smoke. A number of studies examining the effects of ethanol pretreatment or availability on tobacco consumption have demonstrated that ethanol potentiates tobacco consumption. Whether smoking potentiates… CONTINUE READING

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