Addressing Tobacco Use and Dependence

Lori Pbert, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Denise G. Jolicoeur, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Rashelle B. Hayes, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Judith K. Ockene, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Document Type Book Chapter

Abstract

Objectives of this chapter: Understand the prevalence of tobacco use and cessation; Identify the biological, psychological, and social factors that influence tobacco use and dependence; Describe intervention approaches that can be used to help people change tobacco use behavior.