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Emotional Factors and Tobacco Consumption in Women: A Review

Author(s): Jennifer Lira-Mandujano*; Daniel Pech-Puebla; Sara Eugenia Cruz-Morales

According to different epidemiological studies, it has been observed that there is a strong association between the consumption of tobacco and different chronic degenerative diseases. Despite that different investigations have been carried out and different strategies have been designed and implemented both to prevent the initiation of tobacco consumption, and to execute effective interventions to stop smoking, it has been detected that the percentage of women who smoke has increased. Pharmacological treatments are not effective for women, and the factors associated with tobacco use are different in women than those in men.