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The international prevalence of smoking in addiction treatment

Internationally, cigarette smoking is higher among patients in addiction treatment when compared to the general populace, according to a study published in the Society for the Study of Addiction.... there are both cultural and biological reasons high rat
Addiction Now
added Jan 19, 2017 18:31

Commitment and capacity for providing evidence-based tobacco treatment in US drug treatment facilities

Staff commitment to providing tobacco treatment was the strongest predictor of tobacco treatment quality, followed by resources for providing treatment. Interventions to change staff attitudes and improve resources for tobacco treatment have the strongest
Substance Abuse
added Jan 15, 2017 18:43

‘Nicotine’: An honest account of the emotional complexity of quitting

But he’s managing his addiction well enough. “The craving seldom overpowers me and, when it does, I know how to bypass it,” he notes. So what of me and cigar 5,018? I plan on smoking it this Friday. Caring friends and overbearing doctors often suggest
Washington Post
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34

Review: ‘Nicotine,’ the Stuff of Burning Desire

includes an introduction by the English writer Will Self that belongs in the hall of fame of bad introductions...tries to one-up Mr. Hens by bragging at length about his own peerless nicotine addiction. This introduction is profitably torn out, the way sm
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 03:36

Nicotine's Highly Addictive Impact on Youth Underestimated

"I think most people realize nicotine is addictive, but I don't know if there's an understanding of just how addictive it is – particularly for youths," said Lorena M. Siqueira, MD, MSPH, lead author of a new report on nicotine, addiction, and youth that
Medical Tribune
added Jan 5, 2017 20:42

[Canada] KREISMAN: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22

ARCHIVE: LETTER: Way-out developments at BATCO

“A way-out development is that of compounds (such as etorphine) which are 10,000 times as effective as analgesics..." The dangers of etorphine to humans have been dramatically demonstrated...we should remain concerned about what the tobacco industry might
Tobacco Control
added Jan 3, 2017 22:05

[Asia, India] ‘De-addiction centres to cover tobacco addicts’

The health department has decided to expand the ambit of de-addiction centres so as to cover tobacco addicts. The aim of this decision is to further reduce prevalence of tobacco/nicotine use in Punjab. This will reduce prevalence of non-communicable dise
Times of India
added Jan 2, 2017 00:40

ARCHIVE: Paradise Lost: The relationships between neurological and psychological changes in nicotine-dependent patients.

Paradise Lost theory:...nicotine addiction disables smokers from sensing the pleasures of ordinary life...since smokers do not notice this, they produce an overestimation of tobacco (cognitive distortion), such that they do not have many pastimes other th
Addiction Research & Theory
added Jan 1, 2017 18:40

Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs

The earlier youngsters start using nicotine -- even in the form of e-cigarettes -- the harder it is for them to quit a habit that could last a lifetime. So says a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the leading organization represen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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