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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Kuchkuntla, M.B.B.S[2]


The common risk factors for smoking are, poor family ties, unemployment, alcohol addiction, using illicit drugs, anxiety disorders, and genetic susceptibility.[1]

Risk Factors

The risk factors for the smoking and the failure of smoking cessation attempts include:

  • Poor parent-adolescent relationship quality[2]
  • Unemployment[3]
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Patients with addictive disorders[4]
  • Smoking under the age of 18 years is considered as a risk factor for chronic smoking.
  • Illicit drug abuse[5]
  • Access and exposure to substances of abuse and neighborhood disadvantage[6]


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  3. Henkel D (2011). "Unemployment and substance use: a review of the literature (1990-2010)". Curr Drug Abuse Rev. 4 (1): 4–27. PMID 21466502.
  4. Morisano D, Bacher I, Audrain-McGovern J, George TP (2009). "Mechanisms underlying the comorbidity of tobacco use in mental health and addictive disorders". Can J Psychiatry. 54 (6): 356–67. doi:10.1177/070674370905400603. PMID 19527556.
  5. Camenga DR, Klein JD (2016). "Tobacco Use Disorders". Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 25 (3): 445–60. doi:10.1016/j.chc.2016.02.003. PMC 4920978. PMID 27338966.
  6. Mennis J, Stahler GJ, Mason MJ (2016). "Risky Substance Use Environments and Addiction: A New Frontier for Environmental Justice Research". Int J Environ Res Public Health. 13 (6). doi:10.3390/ijerph13060607. PMC 4924064. PMID 27322303.

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