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Tobacco Use Disorder

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As with other substances, some people develop a mental health condition related to their tobacco use. If there's a chance you may have tobacco use disorder, it's important to find out. Ask yourself the following questions. You may have tobacco use disorder if your answer is "yes" to two or more of them.

Tobacco use disorder can range from mild to severe. The more symptoms of this disorder you have, the more severe it may be.

But these symptoms don't mean that you can't quit smoking. Many people have overcome this problem. And most of them started by reaching out to others, like caring friends or family, their doctor, or a support group.

Do you think you might have tobacco use disorder? If you do, then you've just taken an important first step.

Credits for Tobacco Use Disorder

Current as of: March 22, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Michael F. Bierer MD - Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine

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