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Addiction Specialist Sounds 'Wake-Up Call' to Psychiatrists About Smoking

Psychiatrists should be providing smoking cessation treatment to all tobacco users, said psychiatrist Jill Williams, M.D., at APA’s  2014 Institute on Psychiatric Services.Williams, a professor of psychiatry and director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, told attendees that the broad public health success that has been achieved with regard to decreasing smoking in the general population has not been extended to those with mental illness—especially serious mental illness. “Smoking is the leading cause of death in people with mental illness or addiction,”...

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Published By: Psychiatric News - Sunday, 2 November, 2014

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