March 22, 2015

Past drug use adds another hurdle for quitting

Examining the association between substance use disorder treatment and smoking cessation – Shu – 2015 – Addiction – Wiley Online Library.


Life-time smokers with past year substance use disorder who had ever received substance use disorder treatment appear to be less likely to quit smoking than those who have never received treatment. This pattern persists across type of substance use disorder.

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