Social isolation is a common — and valid — concern as we head into what could be several weeks of limited access to our normal routine and in-person interaction with other people. Some may take social distancing in stride, but for most, it’s causing high degree of anxiety and anticipated loneliness.
Most smokers know they light up a cigarette when they are under stress. Many more are unaware that many other emotions lead to smoking as well, such as, anger, worry, fear, hunger, sadness and a host of others.
Addiction is a psychological and physical inability to stop consuming a chemical, drug, activity, or substance, even though it is causing psychological and physical harm.