3306.0 Shining light on the Hidden Epidemic: Tobacco Use and Mental Health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
In addition to the well-established negative physical health impacts of tobacco use, there are sociological and psychological impacts that can be debilitating. This session will examine the associations and/or impact of tobacco use on marriage, post-partum depression, adolescent mental health, and other mental health disorders. Interventions to reverse these negative impacts will also be discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss the associations between tobacco use and adverse mental health effects. Describe interventions to deal with the mental health impact of tobacco use.

3:10 PM
Nicotine use disorders in DSM-V
Deborah S. Hasin, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Mental Health, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)