Smoking is a predictor of depression onset among National Guard soldiers

Renee D. Goodwin, Marta Prescott, Marijo Tamburrino, Joseph R. Calabrese, Israel Liberzon, Sandro Galea

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Abstract

This report examines the relationship between smoking and depression in a sample of American soldiers. Persistent, active smoking is associated with increased risk of incident depression at follow up. History of smoking in the absence of current smoking at baseline was not associated with depression at follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-323
Number of pages3
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume206
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 30 2013

Keywords

  • Depression
  • Military
  • Smoking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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