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Smoking linked to mental illness

Research were watching Need another reason to quit smoking? Smoking may increase your chances of developing schizophrenia or depression, says a study published Nov. 6, 2019, in Psychological Medicine. Its long been known that people with mental illness are more likely to smoke than those without mental illness. But no one ever looked at what came first the smoking or the mental illness. Researchers decided to find out using a database containing data from…

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