Illicit drug use in heavy smokers with and without schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Research, 06/01/2012
Mackowick KM et al. – The data suggest that illicit drug use tends to be high in heavy cigarette smokers, regardless of a schizophrenia diagnosis. However, while illicit drug use is high across the lifespan of heavy smokers in the general population, heavy smokers with schizophrenia use illicit drugs mostly in the first decade of their illness.