Summary of Nicotine Addiction Clemmons NC

The most common form of nicotine dependence is associated with the inhalation of cigarette smoke. Pipe and cigar smoking, tobacco chewing and the use of snuff are less likely to lead to nicotine dependence. This article, therefore, focuses on cigarette smoking as the primary agent of nicotine addiction.

Challa K. Surya
(336) 245-2743
1509 South Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Family Behavioral Health PLLC
(336) 765-6033
3000 Bethesda Place
Winston-Salem, NC
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Winston Salem, NC
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The Children''s Home
(336) 721-7600
1001 Reynolda Road
Winston Salem, NC
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(336) 722-9709
533 Summit Street
Winston Salem, NC
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Winston Psychiatric Associates
(336) 765-6577
125 Ashleybrook Square
Winston Salem, NC
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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(336) 918-0213
1316 Ashley Square
Winston Salem, NC
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Substance abuse
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(336) 760-4320
193 Kinloch Court
Winston Salem, NC
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Outpatient
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(336) 917-0022
2910 Briarcliffe Road
Winston Salem, NC
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Substance abuse
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(336) 774-3988
122 North Spruce Street
Winston Salem, NC
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Summary of Nicotine Addiction

Nicotine Addiction is a well-known among the teen community. Nicotine dependence can be successfully treated. The drug ‘Nicotine’ is a psychoactive drug with effects that reinforce tobacco use even though known harmful health effects. Family physicians are in an excellent position to promote both smoking cessation and smoking prevention. Nicotine is a psychoactive agent whose continued use usually leads to addiction. The pharmacologic and psychologic processes that determine nicotine addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to other drugs, such as heroin and cocaine. The most common form of nicotine dependence is associated with the inhalation of cigarette smoke. Pipe and cigar smoking, tobacco chewing and the use of snuff are less likely to lead to nicotine dependence. This article, therefore, focuses on cigarette smoking as the primary agent of nicotine addiction.

Cigarette smoking may be responsible for as many as 350,000 deaths annually in the United States, representing 18 percent of all deaths. Total costs of smoking-related health care and lost productivity amount to approximately $65 billion each year.

Despite escalating cigarette consumption worldwide, U.S. smoking rates are declining. Consumption reached a peak in the early 1960s, when 42 percent of adults smoked (52 percent of men and 34 percent of women). Per capita consumption began to drop after 1964, when the U.S. Surgeon General reported tobacco use to be a major health hazard. Currently, 26...

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