Exercising Increases Quit Rate Among Depressed Smokers

A study from Concordia University suggests that smokers diagnosed with depression light cigarettes twice as often as people with no mood disorder. And those who find it very difficult to quit may have other mental health issues than what they actually know.

Posted by Anonymous to Quit Smoking Rx at April 22, 2009 8:52 AM

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Nicotine is an Anti-Depressant

Are you depressed? You can take the Beck Depression Inventory Test to find out if you are depressed. Finding out – Why you smoke?.. is a crucial step in quitting. Many heavy smokers self-medicate themselves with nicotine. When that is the case it is better to find out and seek treatment for depression. And consequently […]