Predicting smoking cessation and major depression in nicotine-dependent smokers.

  title={Predicting smoking cessation and major depression in nicotine-dependent smokers.},
  author={Naomi Breslau and Eric Otto Johnson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={90 7},
OBJECTIVES This study examined the relationship of nicotine dependence with smoking cessation and major depression, using the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Revised Third Edition (DSM-III-R). METHODS In an epidemiologic study of young adults that used the FTND and the National Institute of Mental Health Diagnostic Interview Schedule, 238 daily smokers were assessed with respect to nicotine dependence. Cessation… CONTINUE READING

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