The Role of Tobacco Dependence and Addiction

In successful counseling of coronary patients on quitting smoking, physicians as well as other cardiac rehabilitation team members need to understand the role of dependence on and addiction to nicotine. This complex mechanism and the highly individual combination of contributing factors implies a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The aim of this chapter is to give insight into the theoretical background of nicotine addiction and thus provide a basis for smoking cessation as part of a cardiac rehabilitation program.

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