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Author Jiloha, R. C.

Title Tobacco use : health and behaviour / R.C. Jiloha
Published New Delhi : New Age International (P) Ltd., Publishers, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 390 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Preface; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. History of Tobacco Use: New World's Revenge; Chapter 2. Global Trends in Tobacco Use; Chapter 3. Tobacco: Cultivation, Curing and Commerce; Chapter 4. Nicotine: Pharmacokinetics, Metabolism and Pharmacodynamics; Chapter 5. Addiction Model: Tobacco Use as Drug Dependence; Chapter 6. People at Risk: Initiation and Maintenance of Tobacco Use; Chapter 7. Women and Children: Victims of Passive Smoking; Chapter 8. Tobacco use and Medical Morbidity; Chapter 9. Tobacco Use in Psychiatric Patients
Summary About the Book: Smoking is injurious to health. It has been estimated that about 1.3 billion are addicted to smoking and unless steps are taken to make people aware of the growing menace, 650 million people are likely to die prematurely due to the extensive use of tobacco. The book, Tobacco Use: Health and Behaviour, in twelve chapters, deals with a wide range of issues concerning its cultivation and its impact on the health of its users. It provides a critical test for our concepts of reality; discusses how it has assumed political, economic and medical importance since its introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tobacco use -- Health aspects -- India
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment -- India
Smoking cessation -- India
Tobacco use -- Health aspects.
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment.
Smoking cessation.
Nicotine addiction.
Tobacco use.
Tobacco Use Disorder
Smoking Cessation
Tobacco Use Cessation
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- General.
Tobacco use
Nicotine addiction
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment
Smoking cessation
Tobacco use -- Health aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8122426492