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Smoking and Schizophrenia

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24 pages11 minutes

Summary

The nicotine dependence is the most common form of substance abuse in subjects with schizophrenia, they are dependent on nicotine with a rate three times higher than that of the general population. The relationship between smoking and schizophrenia is complex: sick people seem to be driven to smoke, and researchers have found a biological basis for this addiction.

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