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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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SANTOS, Camila Barbosa dos; SCORTEGAGNA, Silvana Alba; FRANCO, Renata da Rocha Campos  and  WIBELINGER, Lia Mara. Clinical variables and reasons smokers seek treatment. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2019, vol.15, n.2, pp. 77-86. ISSN 1806-6976.

OBJECTIVE: to identify clinical variables and reasons for seeking treatment of smokers. METHODS: retrospective documentary study, with patients assisted at the Center for Psychosocial Care Alcohol and other drugs from 2013 to 2016. RESULTS: of the 211 users, 41 had nicotine dependence: women (68.3%), low level of schooling (70.7%). Early onset of smoking (82.9%), high / very high (61%), presence of psychic problems (78%) and anxiety (58,5%). In the search for treatment, 85% of the women showed health concern and 73% high cigarette costs. CONCLUSION: public intervention and prevention policies should be expanded and developed with special attention to women.

Keywords : Dependence of Users; Smoking; Motivation; Intervention.

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