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dc.contributor.authorPeckham, Een
dc.contributor.authorAllgar, Ven
dc.contributor.authorCrosland, Sen
dc.contributor.authorHeron, Pen
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, Gen
dc.contributor.authorNewbronner, Een
dc.contributor.authorRatschen, Een
dc.contributor.authorSpanakis, Pen
dc.contributor.authorWadman, Ren
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Len
dc.contributor.authorGilbody, Sen
dc.date.accessioned2021-11-11T12:54:56Z
dc.date.available2021-11-11T12:54:56Z
dc.date.issued2021-04-23en
dc.identifier.issn2056-4724en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/18322
dc.description.abstract

Smoking rates are higher for people who use mental health services, which contributes substantially to health inequalities. Smoking can lead to worse COVID-19 outcomes, yet it remains unclear whether smoking has changed for people who use mental health services. We examined smoking patterns in a large clinical cohort of people with severe mental illness, before and during the pandemic. We found high levels of nicotine dependence and heavier patterns of smoking. Although some people had reported quitting, it is likely that smoking inequalities have become further entrenched. Mental health services should seek to mitigate this modifiable risk and source of poor health.

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dc.format.extente86 - ?en
dc.languageengen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectCOVID-19en
dc.subjectSevere mental illnessen
dc.subjectschizophreniaen
dc.subjectsmokingen
dc.subjectsmoking cessationen
dc.titleInvestigating smoking and nicotine dependence among people with severe mental illness during the COVID-19 pandemic: analysis of linked data from a UK Closing the Gap cohort.en
dc.typeJournal Article
plymouth.author-urlhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33888178en
plymouth.issue3en
plymouth.volume7en
plymouth.publication-statusPublished onlineen
plymouth.journalBJPsych Openen
dc.identifier.doi10.1192/bjo.2021.45en
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Health
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Health/Peninsula Medical School
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA/UoA01 Clinical Medicine
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Research Groups
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Research Groups/Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research (PIHR)
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dc.publisher.placeEnglanden
dc.rights.embargoperiodNot knownen
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1192/bjo.2021.45en
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://www.rioxx.net/licenses/all-rights-reserveden
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen


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