Nicotine and schizophrenia

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Patients with schizophrenia smoke at much higher prevalence rates (70-80%) than the general population (25 to 30%). This is true even when patients are identified in their first psychotic episodes, before they have been institutionalized or treated with antipsychotic medications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781420038521
ISBN (Print)084932386X, 9780849323867
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Medicine
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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