Occupational Risk Factors and the Relationship of Smoking with Anxiety and Depression

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Ergun D., Ergun R., ERGAN B., KAR KURT Ö.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.19, no.2, pp.77-83, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2017.17055
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-83
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relation of smoking with anxiety and depression in workers who were exposed to occupational risk factors. For this purpose, working time, smoking status, nicotine dependence, and respiratory functions of the workers who were exposed to physical and/or chemical harmful substances were evaluated and the presence of anxiety/depression was investigated.