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26 October 2010

Quit smoking: anxiety makes it hard

Smokers with a history of anxiety disorders are less likely to quit smoking.

Researchers may have pinpointed a reason many smokers struggle to quit. According to new research published in the journal Addiction, smokers with a history of anxiety disorders are less likely to quit smoking.

The study, conducted by the University of Wisconsin Centre for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI), offered free coaching and medications to smokers in Madison and Milwaukee.

Quitting aids less effective

 

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