ADDICTA: The Turkish Journal on Addictions
Research Article

Determining the Demographic and Psychosocial Factors That Influence Smoking Addiction*


(PhD), Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Aksaray University, Aksaray 68100 Turkey

Addicta 2019; 6: 163-173
DOI: 10.15805/addicta.2019.6.1.0072
Read: 507 Downloads: 194 Published: 25 February 2019

The aim of this study is to determine the demographic and psychosocial factors influencing smoking addiction. The research group consists of 429 (257 female, 172 male) university students and between the ages of 18- 27 years old (M= 20.66 ± 1.60). The Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence, Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale, Quick Big Five Personality Test, Autonomous-Related Self in Family Scales, and Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment were used for collecting data. The results of this study indicate demographic and psychosocial factors to be related to smoking and have revealed the necessity of considering demographic and psychosocial factors while preparing programs to prevent smoking.

To cite this article: Morsünbül, Ü. (2019). Determination of demographic and psychosocial factors that ınfluence smoking addiction Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions, 6, 163‒173.

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