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Mental Health of Smokers May Improve if They Quit

(2/18/2014)

Mental Health of Smokers May Improve if They Quit
Medical News Today
February 13, 2014

Health professionals who treat people with psychiatric problems often overlook their patients' smoking habits, assuming it's best to tackle depression, anxiety or substance abuse problems first. However, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that people who struggle with mood problems or addiction can safely quit smoking and that kicking the habit is associated with improved mental health.  The study is published online in the journal Psychological Medicine.

View the full article here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/272531.php


Keywords: mental, health, smokers, improve, quit



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