Smoking is a disease creating habit. More
and more diseases are added everyday.
The latest is anxiety disorders.
There is the common assumption that for smokers the
act of smoking relieves anxiety. When actually the
opposite is true, smoking is a risk factor for severe
Smoking is an independent risk factor for severe
VAN DER VELDEN, P G, et al. Smoking as a risk factor for mental
health disturbances after a disaster : A prospective comparative
study. 2007, vol. 68, no1, pp. 87-92.