From the doctor who discovered how nicotine addiction develops comes the first book explaining it in an engaging style for all readers. In the first part of the book, Nicotine reveals its secrets on... More > how it seized control of your brain starting with your first cigarettes. In the second part, Dr. DiFranza provides state-of-the-art advice on how to quit smoking, or to minimize the damage if you can’t.
The purpose of this book is to help smokers quit if they can, or feel better about themselves if they can’t. It is sympathetic to the people who struggle with an addiction to nicotine and the people who love them.
Although the book is addressed to smokers, it is the ideal source for nonsmokers who want to understand nicotine addiction and how to help their loved ones who smoke. Written at a 7th grade reading level, this book will be a helpful resource for students from junior high to graduate school.< Less