Smoking and mental illness.

  title={Smoking and mental illness.},
  author={Sherry Leonard and Lawrence E. Adler and K Benhammou and Ralph Berger and Charles R. Breese and Carla Drebing and Judith Gault and Min Ju Lee and J. D. Logel and Ann Olincy and Randal Glenn Ross and Karen E. Stevens and Bernadette F Sullivan and Ruby Vianzon and Daniel E Virnich and Merilyne Waldo and Kate Walton and Robert Freedman},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  volume={70 4},
Patients with mental illness have a higher incidence of smoking than the general population and are the major consumers of tobacco products. This population includes subjects with schizophrenia, manic depression, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), attention-deficit disorder (ADD), and several other less common diseases. Smoking cessation treatment in this group of patients is difficult, often leading to profound depression. Several recent findings suggest that increased smoking… CONTINUE READING
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