Tobacco Use Disorder and Smoking Cessation
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A tobacco use disorder is diagnosed according to criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) and current research identifies tobacco patterns and severity of use that clinicians can reference when diagnosing and planning treatment. Medication and behavioral-based interventions such as direct provider to patient interaction, group therapy, specialized clinics, self-help interventions using educational resources and telephone resources or counseling are the mainstay of smoking cessation. Risk factors related to tobacco use, smoking cessation options and relapse prevention are discussed.
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- Describe the diagnosis of Tobacco Use Disorder
- Discuss the basic principles of smoking cessation
- Identify the FDA approved medications for smoking cessation
2. Smoking And Tobacco Use In The United States
4. Pathophysiology Of Acute Nicotine Addiction
5. The Definition And Diagnosis Of Tobacco Use Disorder
6. Tobacco Withdrawal
7. Smoking Cessation: Basic Principles
8. Risks Of Smoking Cessation
9.Beginning The Process Of Smoking Cessation
10. Aids To Smoking Cessation
11. Pharmacotherapy And Smoking Cessation
B. Nicotine Replacement Therapy
12. Alternative Therapies For Smoking Cessation
13. Smoking Cessation: Failure And Success
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