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Sex differences in nicotine dependency and depressive tendency

Sex differences in nicotine dependency and depressive tendency among smokers

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.06.010

Researchers have understood that there is connection between smoking and depression. People with depressive tendency are more likely to smoke.

Depressive tendency and nicotine dependency are factors related to the failure of smoking cessation. Women generally have a higher depressive tendency and difficulty in smoking cessation than men.

The aim of this study study it to demonstrate the relationship of depressive tendency with tobacco use or nicotine dependency in men and women, which might reflect sex differences in response to psychological stress.

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