Title : Effect of cigarette smoking on ACTH/cortisol secretion in alcoholic after short- and medium-term abstinence.

Pub. Date : 1999 Sep

PMID : 10512318






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1 BACKGROUND: To gain a better insight into the alterations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in alcoholism, we evaluated the ACTH response to nicotine inhaled from cigarette smoking (two nonfilter cigarettes in succession within 10 min) in nine nonalcoholic men and nine age- and weight-matched alcoholic men who had been addicted to alcohol for at least 8 years. Nicotine proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens