Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Adolescent; Anxiety; Humans; *Manifest Anxiety Scale; Risk Factors; Smoking; Smoking Cessation; Stress, Psychological; Tobacco Use Disorder
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
The Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale (RCMAS) and the Hooked on Nicotine Checklist (HONC) were used to measure trait anxiety and tobacco dependence in a population of 581 adolescents. Smokers demonstrated higher mean RCMAS scores (9.3, S.D.=6.5) than nonsmokers did (7.4, S.D.=6.2, t=-3.7, P
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Citation: Addict Behav. 2004 Jul;29(5):911-9. Link to article on publisher's site
DiFranza, Joseph R.; Savageau, Judith A.; Rigotti, Nancy A.; Ockene, Judith K.; McNeill, Ann D.; Coleman, Mardia A.; and Wood, Constance, "Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study" (2004). Women’s Health Research Faculty Publications. 418.