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(p. 272) Tobacco Use and Nicotine Dependence 

(p. 272) Tobacco Use and Nicotine Dependence
(p. 272) Tobacco Use and Nicotine Dependence

Anne E. Smith

and Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin

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date: 22 May 2019

This chapter discusses the epidemiologyof tobacco use and dependence, describesthe neurobiology of nicotine dependence, identifiesrelated issues that are particularly salient toadolescent development and the transition toadulthood, and reviews emerging evidenceregarding the interaction between gene andenvironmental factors in the establishment oftobacco dependence. It concludes with a discussionabout behavioral and pharmacologicalinterventions and treatment guidelines.

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