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Habit or addiction: the critical tension in deciding who should enforce hospital smoke-free policies
(Canadian Medical Association, 2011)
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability and death. Most recently, the US Surgeon General has affirmed that there is no safe level of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. The adverse ...
Is it time to consider the sociology of nicotine addiction? Smoking and social disadvantage
(Public Health Association Australia, 2003)
It would appear that policies attempting to solve the problem of high rates of smoking among disadvantaged groups must look at solving problems of institutional poverty and the existential suffering that comes with ...
Systemic factors that perpetuate smoking among community and institutionalised public mental health service populations
Despite a vast body of research on smoking, quit rates for people with a concurrent mental illness remain extremely low. Research has established that these groups smoke more heavily, for more years and in greater proportions ...
Smoke-free initiatives in psychiatric inpatient units: a national survey of Australian sites. An independent report
A previous systematic review of the existing research in this field (Lawn & Pols, 2005) revealed a number of core principles required for successful implementation of smoke-free policy in psychiatric inpatient units. This ...