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Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health : A Biobehavioral Approach - Lynn T. Kozlowski

Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health

A Biobehavioral Approach

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Published: 1st June 2001
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Smoking is one of the world's most pressing public health problems. Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health reviews the severe problems caused by smoking and examines individual and public health approaches to reducing smoking and its attendant health problems. Cigarettes are the most popular, most addictive, and most deadly form of tobacco use, with cigarette design contributing directly to the dangers of smoking; most of the book focuses on this predominant form of nicotine use.

Why Bio-Behavioural? Why Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health?
The History of the Use of Nicotine
A Tasty Wonder Drug for Many, if Not All, Occasions
Who Smokes and What Kills Them
What Nicotine Does to the Body
The Natural History of a Dependence Disorder
Tobacco Use as Nicotine Addiction
Smoking, Drinking and Drug-Taking
A Bio-behavioural Syndrome
'Low-Tar', 'Light' Cigarettes
Lessons from a Dangerous Boondoggle
Helping Smokers Quit
Smoking, Public Health and Policy
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ISBN: 9780803959477
ISBN-10: 0803959478
Series: Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st June 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.34  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.29