Relationship of job stress with nicotine dependence of smokers--a cross-sectional study of female nurses in a general hospital.

@article{Ota2004RelationshipOJ,
  title={Relationship of job stress with nicotine dependence of smokers--a cross-sectional study of female nurses in a general hospital.},
  author={Atsuhiko Ota and Nobufumi Yasuda and Yuriko Okamoto and Yuka Kobayashi and Yuki Sugihara and Shigeki Koda and Norito Kawakami and Hiroshi Ohara},
  journal={Journal of occupational health},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={220-4}
}
The degree of nicotine dependence is an important predictor of successful cessation of smoking among smokers. Some investigators reported a possible relationship between reducing job stress and successful smoking cessation . This may be attributable to the effect of job stress on nicotine dependence. That is, high levels of job stress could produce and/or maintain high levels of nicotine dependence among smokers, and could result in difficulty in smoking cessation. If this hypothesis were true… CONTINUE READING

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