12.2. Public Health and Tobacco Use

  1. Hamid Ghodse2,
  2. Helen Herrman3,
  3. Mario Maj4 and
  4. Norman Sartorius5
  1. Pim Cuijpers

Published Online: 18 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470975084.ch23

Substance Abuse Disorders

Substance Abuse Disorders

How to Cite

Cuijpers, P. (2009) Public Health and Tobacco Use, in Substance Abuse Disorders (eds H. Ghodse, H. Herrman, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470975084.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Centre for Drug Policy, St George's University of London, London, UK

  2. 3

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

  4. 5

    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470745106

Online ISBN: 9780470975084



  • public health and tobacco use;
  • public-health sector, repairing damages - lack of control by tobacco industries;
  • public-health and clinical professionals - solving problems, left over after commercial companies have their profits;
  • public-health sector - in repairing damages;
  • budgets, commercial companies - for marketing strategies, more profitable than those assigned to public health;
  • tobacco production and consumption - doubling in developing countries;
  • stressing the need, for a coordinated and global approach - to treatment and management of tobacco problems;
  • tobacco users - no lifestyle, with a larger impact on public health than tobacco use;
  • epidemiology, prevention, treatment and management of tobacco use - resource for public health and clinical professionals