Signs and symptoms of tobacco withdrawal.

  title={Signs and symptoms of tobacco withdrawal.},
  author={J. Hughes and D. Hatsukami},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={43 3},
  • J. Hughes, D. Hatsukami
  • Published 1986
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of general psychiatry
  • To test the validity, magnitude, and clinical significance of the signs and symptoms of tobacco withdrawal defined by DSM-III, both observed and reported signs and symptoms were measured in 50 smokers during two days of ad lib smoking and then during the first four days of abstinence. Observer and subject ratings of the DSM-III symptoms of craving for tobacco, irritability, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and restlessness increased after cessation. In addition, bradycardia, impatience… CONTINUE READING
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