Title

Trait anxiety and nicotine dependence in adolescents: a report from the DANDY study

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine

Date

6-2004

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Adolescent; Anxiety; Humans; *Manifest Anxiety Scale; Risk Factors; Smoking; Smoking Cessation; Stress, Psychological; Tobacco Use Disorder

Disciplines

Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences

Abstract

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

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Addict Behav. 2004 Jul;29(5):911-9. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

15219335