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Author Mark S. Gold presents the latest medical information on nicotine and tobacco's neurobiological, physiological, and psychological effects. This timely monograph also discusses the latest diagnostic and treatment programs as well as model programs for use by practitioners which were developed by the National Cancer Institute and other eminent organizations. The author also includes a comprehensive history of tobacco use.


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Introduction. Tobacco in the 1990s. Tobacco: A Short History of the American Economy. The Neurobiological Effects of Tobacco. Tobacco and the Body. The Psychiatric Aspects of Tobacco Use. Treatment and the Role of the Physician. A Model Cessation Program-Basic Guidelines from the National Cancer Institute. Index.


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ISBN-13: 9781461357483
Publisher: Springer (Springer US)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 211
Weight: 295g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Epidemiology, Psychiatry, Public Health
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`Mark S. Gold, MD, the most prolific and brilliant of the addiction experts writing today, has devoted the fourth volume of his impressive books in the Drugs of Abuse series to tobacco. Here, in one small, comprehensive, and readable book is an authoritative treatment of topics ranging from the history of tobacco in the US economy to the effects of tobacco use on the mind and the body....This book provides valuable information that every physician can use.'
JAMA