Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health
A Biobehavioral Approach
- Lynn T. Kozlowski - Pennsylvania State University, USA
- Jack E. Henningfield - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
- Janet Brigham - Center for Health Sciences, SRI International, California
June 2001 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Smoking is one of the world's most pressing public health problems. This up-to-date work reviews the severe problems caused by smoking and examines individual and public health approaches to reducing smoking and its attendant health problems.
Written by experts, Cigarettes, Nicotine and Health provides a broad perspective from disciplines as diverse as social and cognitive psychology, behavioral pharmacology, physiology, epidemiology, history, medicine, and public health policy.
It's accessible style makes the book ideal for use with students in drugs and health psychology courses, as well as for psychologists, nurses, and health promotion researchers.
Why Bio-Behavioural? Why Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Health?
The History of the Use of Nicotine
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
`Low-Tar', `Light' Cigarettes
Helping Smokers Quit
Smoking, Public Health and Policy