Nicotine dependence and major depression. New evidence from a prospective investigation.

@article{Breslau1993NicotineDA,
  title={Nicotine dependence and major depression. New evidence from a prospective investigation.},
  author={Naomi Breslau and M. Marlyne Kilbey and P M Andreski},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1993},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
We examined prospectively the association between nicotine dependence and major depression (MDD). The following questions were addressed: (1) Are smokers with a history of MDD at increased risk for progression to nicotine dependence and more severe levels of dependence? (2) Are persons with a history of nicotine dependence at increased risk for MDD? A sample of 995 young adults were interviewed in 1989 and reinterviewed in 1990, 14 months later. The revised National Institute of Mental Health… CONTINUE READING

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