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Hannani S, Dezhgam N, Kohan M, Sarraf Shahri N. Investigating the Impact of Covid-19 Disease on Tobacco and Alcohol Using: A Review Article. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2023; 18 (2) :50-58
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-361-en.html
1- Department of Operating Room, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Operating Room, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Department of Operating Room, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran
4- Department of Operating Room, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , nazaninsarraf95@gmail.com
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Introduction: The outbreak of the Covid-19 disease has led to protective and preventive measures including social distancing and quarantine around the world. This stressful period may lead to psychological problems, including increased substance and tobacco use. The purpose of this review study is to investigate the impact of covid-19 disease on tobacco and alcohol using.
Methods and Matreials: This review article has been performed using alcohol, tobacco, cigarettes, corona virus, and covid-19 keywords and their English equivalents in various data bases including PubMed, Scopus, Google scholar, SID, and Magiran from 2014 to 2023. 124 articles were extracted and finally 20 articles were included in the study.
Results: The findings indicate that alcohol consumption and smoking increased slightly during quarantine compared to the pre-quarantine period as a method of self-medication against restrictive measures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Discussion and Conclusion: According to the research findings and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the pattern of smoking and alcohol consumption, it is suggested to adopt a multidisciplinary approach including psychologists, psychiatrists and mental health specialists in order to reduce the amount of such high-risk behaviors.
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Type of Study: review | Subject: full articles
Received: 2023/06/3 | Accepted: 2023/07/17 | Published: 2024/01/30

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