Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking in Schizophrenic Patients Compared to Other Hospital Admitted Psychiatric Patients

@inproceedings{Ziaaddini2009PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking in Schizophrenic Patients Compared to Other Hospital Admitted Psychiatric Patients},
  author={Hassan Ziaaddini and Ali Kheradmand and Mostafa Vahabi},
  booktitle={Addiction & health},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of cigarette smoking and some of the related factors among schizophrenic and other hospitalized psychiatric patients. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study on 120 patients hospitalized in Shahid Beheshti hospital in Kerman in 2005. Patients were equally devided in two groups of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. Sampling was based on statistical census and data were collected using a questionnaire including 27 questions on… CONTINUE READING