When I’ve had just one more cigarette…

New Year is the time when many smokers and heavy drinkers will resolve to give up cigarettes or alcohol. Studying addictive behaviours is part of the Health Psychology option, and is a topic of great interest to students, many of whom themselves will already be addicted to nicotine.  Attitudes to smoking and to excessive drinking have changed greatly over the years, as the dangers of addiction became apparent. See here for an insight to exactly how much advertising has altered ...