Below are five statements that describe the criteria for addiction. Read each statement and consider which statements might describe your relationship with nicotine.
- A person needs to have the drug or they begin to feel uncomfortable. Smoking relieves the uncomfortable feelings.
- A person has tried to stop using but can’t.
- A person feels moody or sick when they don’t have the drug in their body.
- The person keeps smoking even though they are having physical problems because of their smoking behavior.