Drug Alcohol Depend 2017 Apr 11;173:191-199. Epub 2017 Jan 11.
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA.
Background: After declining sharply for many years, the prevalence of smoking has remained fairly stable over the past decade. One possible explanation is that there has been an increase in the prevalence of barriers to cessation, like depression, among remaining smokers.
Objectives: To estimate changes in the prevalence of depression among current, former and never smokers in the United States (U. Read More