Published in Mental Health Law Weekly, November 3rd, 2007
"To assess dependence on nicotine gum, we used modified versions of the Nicotine Dependence Syndrome Scale (NDSS), the Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence and the Cigarette Dependence Scale. Five never smokers used the nicotine gum daily. They had been using the nicotine gum for longer than the 429 ever smokers ( median = 6 years vs 0.8 years, p = 0.004), and they had higher NDSS-gum Tolerance scores ( median = 0.73 vs = -1.0,...
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