Roles of dopamine signaling in nicotine addiction

  title={Roles of dopamine signaling in nicotine addiction},
  author={John A Dani},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
More than 3 million deaths a year are attributable to smoking worldwide, and the use of tobacco is on the rise in developing countries. Consequently, tobacco use is one of the few causes of mortality that is increasing, with deaths projected to reach 10 million annually in 30–40 years. In developed countries, smoking is presently estimated to cause 20% of all deaths, making it the largest single cause of preventable death. In the United States alone, smokingrelated illness causes more than 430… CONTINUE READING