What factors influence tobacco use?
Factors associated with likelihood to smoke or use tobaccoThese factors include some individual characteristics, such as stress and low self-esteem, but also social characteristics, such as having parents,3 siblings, or friends who smoke.
What is the major dependence producing drug in tobacco products?
1. Cigarettes and other forms of tobacco are addictive. 2. Nicotine is the drug in tobacco that causes addiction.
Which of the following is a non nicotine drug to help reduce nicotine craving?
Bupropion, an atypical antidepressant, is the first, and, so far, the only non-nicotine treatment licensed for smoking cessation.
Which types of infections smokers would be more susceptible to?
Adult smokers are at increased risk of respiratory infection by several bacterial pathogens, including Streptococcus pneumonia, Neisseria meningitidis, Haemophilus influenzae and Legionella pneumophila [1-5].