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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Smoking and Schizophrenia: Prevalence, Mechanisms and Implications for Treatment

Author(s): Corinne Cather , Ruth S. Barr , A. Eden Evins

Smoking represents a major public health problem and one that has been seriously neglected in schizophrenia. High rates of medical morbidity and early mortality have long been associated with schizophrenia. However, only recently have smoking cessation interventions been studied in this population.