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Youth Prevalence of Cigarette Use by Race/Ethnicity

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30 day prevalence

This graph shows the 30 day prevalence of cigarette use among 8th, 10th and 12th graders (Johnston, et al.). Within this subgroup, prevalence is further divided by race/ethnicity.

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Patient Example: Amy's Fagerström Tolerance Questionnaire Results

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Patient Example of the Fagerström Tolerance Questionnaire for Adolescents

This is a patient's response to the Fagerström Tolerance Questionnaire for Adolescents.

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Amy Clark

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Patient Handout: Withdrawal Symptoms

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Printable handout about tobacco withdrawal.

What Are Withdrawal Symptoms?

Nicotine is very addictive. As with drugs, when you quit smoking, withdrawal symptoms may occur. These symptoms alone show that smoking cigarettes is just as difficult to conquer as drug use. In fact, the US Surgeon General has reported that nicotine is just as addictive as heroin and cocaine.

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Tobacco Cessation Progress Form

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Tobacco Cessation Progress Form

The following is a form used to chart a patient's stags in tobacco cessation:

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How Can I Quit Smoking? is a PDF guide to smoking cessation by the American Heart Association
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American Heart Association
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Handout: Patient Needs Influence Drug Selection

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This table lists patient needs/characteristics that need to considered when determining which smoking cessation medication is optimal.

This table lists patient needs/characteristics that need to considered when determining which smoking cessation medication is optimal.


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Patient Needs/Characteristics

Bupropion (ZybanTM)

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Handout: Cost of Nicotine Replacement Therapy During Initial Treatment Phase

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The following table compares the approximate costs for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) for a moderate smoker (1.5 packs per day) during the initial treatment phase (6 weeks) when the full dose of medications are used.

The following table compares the approximate costs for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) for a moderate smoker (1.5 packs per day) during the initial treatment phase (6 weeks) when the full dose of medications are used.

 

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Handout: Cost per Day of First-Line Pharmacotherapies

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The following table lists the cost per day of various first-line pharmacotherapies for tobacco cessation. The initial price of each treatment may seem high, but it is much less if the cost of smoking is subtracted. A higher long-term price is paid for the continued use of cigarettes.

The following table lists the cost per day of various first-line pharmacotherapies for tobacco cessation. The initial price of each treatment may seem high, but it is much less if the cost of smoking is subtracted. A higher long-term price is paid for the continued use of cigarettes.

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Conducted during 2003, this survey of almost 70,000 people in the United States addressed current illegal drug use, alcohol, and tobacco habits. The results were broken down based on a number of factors, including age, gender, race, employment, education, etc. (From Their Website)
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SAMHSA
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Dr. Kalivas presents this addiction podcast chronicling his research on the neurological basis of the situation.
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Medical University of South Carolina
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