Nicotine Addiction: Principles and Management

Hardcover | November 1, 1993

EditorC. Tracy Orleans, John Slade

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Despite persistent warnings from the medical profession about the health risks involved in cigarette smoking, millions of people continue to smoke cigarettes. With contributions from renowned experts, this ground-breaking work defines and explains nicotine addiction as a primary problem ordisease, instead of as a habit or risk factor for other diseases. A comprehensive, clinical text on tobacco dependence, this book provides clinicians with essential information on how to diagnose and treat nicotine addicted patients. It also offers the medical, epidemiological and behavioral sciencebackgrounds necessary for understanding the process and dynamics of tobacco dependence. Following the traditional format of medical texts, the book first covers etiology, pathogenesis and complications, then diagnosis and treatment, and finally public health and prevention. Part One presents anoverview of the biological, psychological and social factors that contribute to nicotine dependence including such topics as a description of nicotine delivery systems, psychopharmacology, economics, natural history and epidemiology, mortality, morbidity, and environmental tobacco smoke exposure.The second part offers practical guidelines and tools for treating nicotine dependence and describes a stepped-care treatment model with brief interventions that can be easily integrated into routine medical practice. This section also covers the role of psychopharmacologic and formal treatmentprograms, the treatment of smokeless tobacco addiction, and treating nicotine dependence in pregnant women and in people with medical illnesses, other chemical dependencies, or psychiatric disorders. The last section focuses on worksite and community intervention programs and summarizes the researchon smoking patterns and history in women, Blacks, Hispanics, youth, and older adults, and shows how intervention and prevention programs could be made more effective in these groups. Written by the nation's leading tobacco control researchers and clinicians, this important work contains new andcritical information not previously available.

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Despite persistent warnings from the medical profession about the health risks involved in cigarette smoking, millions of people continue to smoke cigarettes. With contributions from renowned experts, this ground-breaking work defines and explains nicotine addiction as a primary problem ordisease, instead of as a habit or risk factor f...

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Despite persistent warnings from the medical profession about the health risks involved in cigarette smoking, millions of people continue to smoke cigarettes. With contributions from renowned experts, this ground-breaking work defines and explains nicotine addiction as a primary problem or disease, instead of as a habit or risk factor ...

Carole Tracy Orleans, Ph.D., is Director of Tobacco Control Research at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. A clinical psychologist specializing in behavioral medicine, she is widely recognized for her expertise in the development ad evaluation of model nicotine addiction treatments for special populations and settings. John Slade, M.D., ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 9.57 × 6.89 × 1.61 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPART 1: THE DISEASE OF NICOTINE ADDICTIONEtiology1. J. Slade: Nicotine Delivery Systems2. J.E. Henningfield, C. Cohen and W.B. Pickworth: Psychopharmacology of Nicotine3. K.E. Warner: EconomicsPathogenesis and Epidemiology4. E.B. Fisher, Jr., E. Lichtenstein and D. Haire-Joshu: Multiple Determinants of Tobacco Use and Cessation5. M.C. Fiore, P. Newcombe and P. McBride: Natural History and EpidemiologyComplications6. D.R. Shopland and D.M. Burns: Medical and Public Health Implications of Tobacco Addiction7. J.L. Repace: Tobacco Smoke PollutionPART 2: MANAGEMENT8. T. Orleans: Treating Nicotine Dependence in Medical Settings: A Stepped-Care Model9. T.J. Glynn, et al.: Creating and Maintaining an Optimal Medical Practice Environment for the Treatment of Nicotine Addiction10. C.T. Orleans, et al.: Minimal-Contact Quit Smoking Strategies for Medical Settings11. H.A. Lando: Formal Quit Smoking Treatments12. M.E. Jarvik and J.E. Henningfield: Pharmacological Adjuncts for the Treatment of Tobacco Dependence13. H.H. Severson: Smokeless Tobacco Risks: Risks, Epidemiology, and Cessation14. E.R. Gritz, J.L. Kristeller and D.M. Burns: High-Risk Groups and Patients with Medical Co-Morbidity15. R.D. Hurt, et al.: Treating Nicotine Dependence in Patients with Other Addictive Disorders16. M.P. Resnick: Patients with Psychiatric Co-MorbidityPART 3: PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTION17. L.J. Solomon: Women Who Smoke18. A.G. Ramirez and K.J. Gallion: Nicotine Dependence Among Blacks and Hispanics19. B.R. Flay: Youth Tobacco Use: Risks, Patterns and Control20. B.K. Rimer and C.T. Orleans: Older Smokers21. J. Gruman and W. Lynn: Worksite and Community Intervention for Tobacco Control

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"Overall, this is a unique, comprehensive textbook that not only achieves its stated goals but also goes well beyond them in terms of its appeal to a broad audience of students and professionals in psychology, medicine, and public health. The overall depth and breadth of scholarship and thequality of both the basic science and the applications sections is outstanding."--Contemporary Psychology