Mental Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking
Quitting Smoking Has Mental Health Benefits!
An interesting study shows that quitting smoking can actually improve your overall mental health. The research team in Houston found consistent evidence that the mental health benefits of quitting smoking include improvements in depression, anxiety, stress, psychological quality of life, and positivity compared with continuing to smoke. Here is a summary of the study:
Stopping Smoking Linked to Improved Mental Health
Quitting smoking is associated with an improvement in mental health in comparison with continuing to smoke, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. The researchers say the effect sizes are equal or larger than those of antidepressant treatment for mood and anxiety disorders.
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