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03 December 2010

Quitting smoking improves mood

Researchers tracked the symptoms of depression in people who were trying to quit smoking and found that they were happiest when they were being successful.

Quitting smoking is certainly healthy for the body, but doctors and scientists haven't been sure whether quitting makes people happier, especially since conventional wisdom says many smokers use cigarettes to ease anxiety and depression. In a new study, researchers tracked the symptoms of depression in people who were trying to quit and found that they were never happier than when they were being successful, for however long that was.

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