Pharmacology of cigarette smoking behavior

Roland R. Griffiths, Jack E. Henningfield

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Despite the ubiquity of cigarette smoking, the pharmacological determinants of this behavior have only recently become a focus of substantial research efforts. This research has revealed human cigarette smoking to be an orderly form of drug self-administration which is responsive to a variety of pharmacological manipulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-263
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Pharmacological Sciences
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1982


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology

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