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The Relationship Between Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms and Nicotine Habits in Pilots

Abstract Nicotine and tobacco use, whether it be through cigarette smoking or other devices, creates negative health conditions in pilots. The literature that was reviewed pertained to nicotine withdrawal symptoms and their negative impact on pilot performance. There have been studies conducted in order to explore how these symptoms impact pilot performance using cigarettes as the only nicotine device and does not specify the nicotine levels or the frequency of use. This thesis extends this work to examine the relationship between the nicotine withdrawal symptoms and the nicotine behaviors of pilots. It was hypothesized that the extent of withdrawal symptoms may differ by device and by nicotine levels and frequency of use, with higher levels and mor... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Bartlowe, Halie Marie (Author) / Cooke, Nancy (Advisor) / Nullmeyer, Robert (Committee member) / Wende, Anthony (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Health sciences / Aviation / Behaviors / Habits / Nicotine / Pilot / Withdrawal
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 71 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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