Health effects of tobacco, nicotine, and exposure to tobacco smoke pollution

Jonathan Foulds, Cristine Delnevo, Douglas M. Ziedonis, Michael B. Steinberg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations


This chapter reviews the medical consequences of tobacco and nicotine use. This chapter focuses on the effects of chronic cigarette smoking (the most prevalent type of nicotine use) on specific diseases and overall mortality. It also discusses the effects of different types of tobacco, evidence for dose-response effects, the effects of reduction and cessation of cigarette use, the effects of passive exposure to tobacco smoke, and the psychiatric effects of tobacco use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of the Medical Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Second Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages37
ISBN (Electronic)9781136864582
ISBN (Print)9780789035738
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine
  • General Psychology


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