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Researchers have found a connection between tobacco use by adolescents and young adults and the likelihood that they will develop agoraphobia (fear of leaving home or of the outdoors), generalized anxiety disorder, or panic disorder.

Source:  Johnson, J., Cohen, P., et al. (2000). The association between cigarette smoking and anxiety disorders during adolescence and early adulthood. JAMA 284(18):2348-2351.


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As early as 8th grade, four in every 10 students have tried cigarettes, and 15% are current smokers.
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photoDon't tell youself that you are quitting forever. Just say "I won't smoke today." Say that every day.
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