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Further Evidence for Smoking and Substance Use Disorders in Youth With Bipolar Disorder and Comorbid Conduct Disorder

further evidence that adolescents with BPD, particularly those with comorbid CD, are significantly more likely to endorse cigarette smoking and SUDs when compared to their non–mood disordered peers. These findings indicate that youth with BPD should be ca
Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
added Aug 31, 2016 14:33
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Bipolar adolescents continue to have elevated substance use disorder risk as young adults

"We also made another interesting finding - that those originally diagnosed with bipolar disorder who continued to have symptoms five years later were at an even higher risk for cigarette smoking and substance use disorder than those whose symptoms were
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:32
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[Denmark] Prenatal Maternal Smoking and Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorders

In an analysis of 73,073 singleton pregnancies from the Danish National Birth Cohort...Prenatal maternal smoking was associated with increased risk for TS/CT as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions, even after adjustment for several importa
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
added Aug 30, 2016 13:25
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[Denmark] Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Tourette Syndrome in Offspring

indicate that nicotine exposure during pregnancy through cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk for Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder (TS/CT), as well as TS/CT with comorbid psychiatric conditions including attention-deficit/hyperact
Psychiatry Advisor
added Aug 30, 2016 13:23
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[France] Brain's nicotine receptors may be target for Alzheimer's treatment

While nicotine is not being suggested as a method for preventing Alzheimer's disease, blocking receptors in the brain that respond to the substance prevented memory loss linked to the condition in mice, suggesting them as a target for treatment. Nicotin
UPI
added Aug 30, 2016 02:09
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[South Dakota] State awards $221195 in tobacco disparities grants

The Department of Health is awarding $221,194.85 in grants to reduce tobacco use in the state, it was announced in a news release. The tobacco disparities grants are aimed at reducing tobacco use among populations disproportionately affected with higher
Pierre (SD) Capital Journal
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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Cerecor Inc. Announces Initiation of Second CERC-501 Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Smokers

“Does CERC-501 Attenuate Stress-Related Smoking Lapse?” The study is a collaborative effort between Cerecor and Dr. McKee and is supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “Stress is a primary contributor to the maintenance of, and
Business Wire
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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Barriers and Facilitators to Smoking Cessation Among People With Severe Mental Illness: A Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Studies

This critical appraisal identifies qualitative evidence regarding which factors facilitate or prevent individuals with severe mental illness from engaging with smoking cessation. Healthcare professionals and policy makers should address external barriers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:17
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Temple researchers explore effects of tobacco smoke, opiates on HIV patient tissue damage

researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) will explore the effects of the combination of tobacco smoke and opiates on the tissue damage that occurs in many patients infected with HIV.
EurekAlert
added Aug 24, 2016 17:20
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Impact of self-reported lifetime depression or anxiety on effectiveness of mass distribution of nicotine patches

The mass distribution of free nicotine patches (without behavioural support) is effective among smokers with or without lifetime history of depression or anxiety alike, providing further support for the adoption of similar initiatives as a means of promot
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2016 02:37
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