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Accession Number PB2013-108839
Title Smoking and Mental Illness.
Publication Date Feb 2013
Media Count 5p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Despite increased evidence provided in the 2010 Surgeon Generals report that cigarette smoking causes disease and that no level of cigarette use is safe, rates of cigarette use among certain groups of Americans remain high. One group with cigarette use that has garnered both increased attention and concern over the past decade is persons with mental illness. Previous research has shown that rates of cigarette use among persons with mental illness have been significantly higher than rates among persons who do not have mental illness. This report uses data from the 2009 to 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to provide up-to-date information on the relationship between smoking and mental illness.
Keywords Attention
Cigarette smoking
Mental disorders
National Surveys on Data Use and Health(NSDUH)
Tobacco smoking

Source Agency Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
NTIS Subject Category 57T - Psychiatry
57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
92B - Psychology
Corporate Author Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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