E-Cigarette Use and Perceptions Among Veterans Receiving Outpatient Treatment in Veterans Affairs Substance Use and Mental Health Clinics.

@article{Dixit2020ECigaretteUA,
  title={E-Cigarette Use and Perceptions Among Veterans Receiving Outpatient Treatment in Veterans Affairs Substance Use and Mental Health Clinics.},
  author={Devika Dixit and Ellen D. Herbst and Smita Das},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2020}
}
INTRODUCTION Individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental health (MH) conditions have higher rates of cigarette smoking than the general population. Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) while gaining popularity pose health risks. Herein we investigate risk perceptions and attitudes toward e-cigarettes in military Veterans with MH conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Participants included U.S. Veterans receiving services from Veterans Administration MH/substance use disorder… 
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