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[Italy] The Effect of Postretrieval Extinction of Nicotine Pavlovian Memories in Rats Trained to Self-Administer Nicotine

Current results show that the reactivation of nicotine-related Pavlovian memories may reduced the effect of renewal to exert nicotine-seeking. On the other hand, it appears that this effect is small in size and is not significantly different from CS-Extin
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 24, 2014 22:15

NICHOLSON: Time travel, flapjacks & smoking - a psychological take on social media: part one

Cognitive dissonance theory suggests that humans are capable of holding multiple conflicting beliefs (cognitions) in parallel, e.g. "I know that smoking is bad for me, yet I smoke anyway."...cognitions are pliable. They can be enforced, or repressed thro
added Jul 24, 2014 15:18

[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58

Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk

Smoking may increase a person's risk for suicide, but high cigarette taxes and smoking restrictions in public places lower that risk, a new study suggests. Previous research has found that smokers are more likely to take their own lives than nonsmokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 04:45

[UK] Effectiveness of tobacco control television advertisements with different types of emotional content on tobacco use in England, 2004–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

60 000 adults aged 18 years or over living in England and interviewed in the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey from 2004 to 2010.... both types of campaign (positive and negative) are effective in reducing smoking prevalence, whereas consumption among smokers
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:18

Higher Cigarette Taxes Lower Suicide Rates

Many mental health professionals look the other way when it comes to their patients smoking cigarettes, as they may appear to have a soothing effect. However, a new study has found that smoking cigarettes may have negative effects on mental health – in
REDORBIT (formerly
added Jul 18, 2014 18:14

Smoking may contribute to suicide risk, research says

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that suicide rates declined in states that implemented higher taxes on cigarettes and stricter policies to limit smoking in public places. They also noted an increase in suicide rates in state
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 18, 2014 18:14
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[New Zealand] Increased mental health problems and smoking following quakes ($$)

New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:50
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Suicide rates higher among smokers, and certain laws can fix that

States with higher tax rates also saw suicide rates drop as much as 15 percent, reports Red Orbit Online. Richard Grucza, an associate professor of psychiatry at the university, states that it appeared each dollar increase in cigarette taxes was commonly
added Jul 18, 2014 16:15

Probing the Smoking–Suicide Association: Do Smoking Policy Interventions Affect Suicide Risk?

Conclusion: These results provide support for the proposition that population interventions for smoking could reduce risk for suicide.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 17, 2014 08:18
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