Show Summary Details
Page of

Integrative Approach to Nicotine Use Disorder 

Integrative Approach to Nicotine Use Disorder
Integrative Approach to Nicotine Use Disorder

David Martarano

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 September 2021

Smoking (tobacco use) is a the costliest and deadliest of the substance-use disorders. Smoking cessation is an industry unto itself. Alternative approaches to smoking cessation pre-date pharmacologic approaches (buproprion, varenicline, nicotine replacement) including: hypnosis, CBT, yoga, supplements, and acupuncture have been clinically validated. Other approaches, including energy healing and diet, have not demonstrated efficacy. This chapter focuses on genetics, pharmacology, physiology, and the aforementioned approaches and the relevant research of this long-standing epidemic.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.