Neurobiological and neurocognitive effects of chronic cigarette smoking and alcoholism.

  title={Neurobiological and neurocognitive effects of chronic cigarette smoking and alcoholism.},
  author={Timothy C. Durazzo and Dieter J. Meyerhoff},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library},
  • T. DurazzoD. Meyerhoff
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library
Chronic cigarette smoking is associated with adverse effects on cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular function as well as the increased risk for various forms of cancer. However, little is known about the effects of chronic smoking on human brain function. Although smoking rates have decreased in the developed world, they remain high in individuals with alcohol use disorders (AUD) and other neuropsychiatric conditions. Despite the high prevalence of chronic smoking in AUD, few studies have addressed… 

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