Review: Smokers Who Quit See Mental Health Improve

Reuters (3/13, Raven) reports a recent review of past studies published in the British Medical Journal indicates former smokers tend to benefit from an improved mood after quitting, while improvements in mental health were also apparent. Researchers analyzed data from 26 smoking cessation studies comparing patients’ mental health before they quit with their health six months later, People who quit experienced less anxiety, depression and stress as well as psychological quality of life improvements.

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— “Quitting smoking linked to improved mood,” Kathleen Raven, Reuters, March 12, 2014

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