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Teen smokers suffer adult-size withdrawal

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The psychological side effects of teens who quit smoking are similar to those of adults who have been smoking much longer, a study finds.

“Adolescents are showing—even relatively early in the dependence process—significant, strong, negative effects just after acute abstinence from smoking,” says L. Cinnamon Bidwell, a research assistant professor in psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University.

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