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A call to include people with mental illness and substance use disorders alongside 'regular' smokers in smoking cessation research.

Lembke A, Humphreys K. A call to include people with mental illness and substance use disorders alongside 'regular' smokers in smoking cessation research. Tobacco Control. 2016 May 1; 25(3):261-2.

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Abstract:

This commentary points out that smoking is increasingly concentrated among people with psychiatric problems and other substance use disorders (eg, alcohol use disorder), and argues that for clinical, ethical and efficiency reasons, such individuals should be routinely enrolled in smoking cessation research.





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