Smoking cessation interventions among individuals in methadone maintenance: A brief review.

Individuals in methadone maintenance treatment are motivated to quit smoking and are interested in smoking cessation treatment…

A Systematic Review of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Diagnostic Criteria for Nicotine Dependence.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual diagnostic criteria for nicotine dependence (DSM-ND) are based on the proposition that dependence is a syndrome that can be diagnosed only when a minimum of 3 of the 7 proscribed features are present…

The Tobacco Dependence Clinic: Intensive tobacco dependence treatment in an addiction services out-patient setting.

We present outcomes from an intensive tobacco-dependence treatment program for addiction services clients at three different sites…

Nicotine dependence and gender differences in smokers accessing community mental health services.

Despite evidence of differences in smoking behavior between women and men, few studies have assessed these differences in individuals with mental illnesses…

Sex differences in smoking cessation outcomes of a tailored program for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness.

Tobacco use is highly prevalent among individuals with a history of substance use disorders (SUD) and/or mental illness (MI)…

Outpatient tobacco dependence treatment for individuals with mental disorders: The Butt-Out program pilot study outcomes.

The Butt Out program is a tobacco dependence intervention that provides smoking cessation counselling and pharmacotherapy for clients with severe mental illness through Vancouver Community Mental Health Services...

Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among individuals with a history of substance use and/or psychiatric disorders participating in a tobacco treatment program in Vancouver, Canada

Individuals with substance use (SUD) and/or psychiatric disorders (PD) are disproportionately affected by tobacco use; yet, little is known about secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in these populations…

A retrospective review of pilot outcomes from an out-patient tobacco treatment program within Cardiology Services.

Due to the challenging nature of tobacco addiction, individuals with cardiac conditions often continue to smoke at high rates (up to 62%), even after experiencing life-threatening events…

Smoking cessation outcomes of referral to a specialist hospital outpatient clinic.

Hospital visits are an opportunity to engage smokers in tobacco treatment. However, little is known about engagement in follow-up referrals…

Behavioral and physiological responses to nicotine patch administration among nonsmokers

Despite the large amount that is known about the physical health effects of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, little is known about the behavioral health effects…

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