Cessation of Smoking
Smoking is a behavior which helps regulate internal emotional states [1, 2]. Despite the well-known health hazards of smoking, a high percentage of adults in the world continue to smoke. There is evidence that some smokers tend to titrate their smoking depending on nicotine levels in their body [3, 4]. The use of smoking for such purpose is likely to be a joint product of learning and addiction. Habitual smokers may believe that they are incapable of change , or they may feel that they have no control over their health . Nicotine addiction is a bona fide disorder listed in DSM III. Effective treatment should take into account these elements.
KeywordsSmoking Behavior Joint Product Nicotine Addiction Nicotine Level Habitual Smoker
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