Smoking: Quitting Linked to Improved Mental Health

Posted By: Staff | Feb 14 2014

It is widely known that quitting smoking is good for your physical health, now it is suggested smoking cessation may also improve mental health. These new findings were released on Feb. 11 in the Psychological Medicine journal.

Researchers analyzed data from 4,800 daily smokers in the U.S. who participated in two surveys, conducted three years apart. It was found that those who had mental health issues or addiction in the first survey were less likely to have the same issues in the second survey if they quit smoking.

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