Episode 13: Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder

Episode 13: Treatment of Tobacco Use Disorder

Assessment, Diagnoses, Psychopharmacology
Today‚Äôs episode focuses on managing tobacco use in our patients. As most mental health professionals come to find, cigarette smoking is a common comorbid condition in our patient population. Sometimes our patients are noncompliant with follow-up with a primary care physician, and as their psychiatrist we may be presented with the only opportunity to counsel that patient on the importance of smoking cessation as well as to provide treatment. Online Resources for Smoking Cessation The Great American Smokeout National Cancer Institute SmokeFree.gov Stop Smoking Center References Sadock, Benjamin James. Sadock, Virginia Alcott. Ruiz, Pedro. Kaplan & Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/clinical Psychiatry. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015. Print. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5. 5th ed. Washington: American Psychiatric, 2014. Print. Rigotti, Nancy…
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