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Pharmacological and psychological determinants of smoking. A New York University honors program lecture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arguments for and against low-nicotine cigarettes are examined by considering evidence relevant to the gratification of smoking and to nicotine as an addicting agent. A variety of studies indicates that smokers regulate nicotine intake and that variations in smoking rate that customarily have been interpreted in psychological terms are better understood as attempts to regulate nicotine. These findings bring into question the justification for the low-nicotine cigarette campaign.
S Schachter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of internal medicine     Volume:  88     ISSN:  0003-4819     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1978 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-02-23     Completed Date:  1978-02-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372351     Medline TA:  Ann Intern Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-14     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Affective Symptoms / etiology
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Middle Aged
Smoking* / complications,  psychology
Stress, Psychological
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Substance-Related Disorders
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