Tobacco Use Disorders

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    A disorder that is characterized by use of tobacco, snuff or other substances containing nicotine which generally produces central nervous system stimulation, but in high doses can also have depressant effects. The general physical effects of nicotine use include irritation of lung tissues, constriction of blood vessels, and increased blood pressure and heart rate. Health risks include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, stroke, heart disease and cancers of the lungs, mouth, throat and esophagus.

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    Pittsburgh STOP ProgramOffers individualized support to pregnant women who wish to stop smoking. AlleghenyPittsburgh STOP ProgramWestern Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
    Tobacco QuitlineThe Free Quitline is staffed by a group of clinically trained counselors. Callers are assessed for their readiness to quit and given counseling options. Counselors then offer up to five pro-active counseling sessions to smokers who are ready to make a serious attempt to quit. Counselors also provide active listening to callers, educational information, and referral to other healthcare professionals if needed, prescription advice for action, social reinforcement, skill training, and encouragement for expressions of thoughts and feelings. DauphinPennsylvania Department of HealthPennsylvania Department of Health

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