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Associations of common mental disorder with alcohol use in the adult general population: a systematic review and meta-analysis

People with depression, anxiety, and phobia are twice as likely to report alcohol use disorders.

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Effects of interventions to combat tobacco addiction: Cochrane update of 2019 and 2020 reviews

There is high certainty that using nicotine replacement therapy from quit day increases smoking abstinence.

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The impact of changes in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on alcohol consumption and drinking occasion characteristics in Scotland and England in 2020: an interrupted time-series analysis

Reductions in on-trade drinking following COVID-19 lockdowns in Scotland and England in 2020 were mostly offset by increased own-home drinking.

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The Society for the Study of Addiction's collection of addiction-related COVID-19 resources includes perspectives from policymakers, views from clinicians working in treatment services, and summaries of global policy responses. 

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