Treatment of tobacco dependence in people with mental health and addictive disorders.

@article{Mackowick2012TreatmentOT,
  title={Treatment of tobacco dependence in people with mental health and addictive disorders.},
  author={Kristen M. Mackowick and Marie-Josee Lynch and Andrea H. Weinberger and Tony P George},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={478-85}
}
People with mental health and addictive disorders (MHADs) have higher rates of cigarette smoking, and less success in quitting smoking compared with the general population. Moreover, tobacco-related medical illness may be the leading cause of death in the MHAD population. We discuss the scope of this comorbidity, and approaches to the treatment of tobacco… CONTINUE READING