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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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Tobacco use tied to 53% of deaths in schizophrenia patients

Among more than 591,000 such patients, tobacco-related deaths were about doubled, compared with the general population, Russell C. Callaghan, Ph.D., and his colleagues reported (J. Psych. Res. 2014;48:102-10).
Clinical Psychiatry News
added Apr 18, 2014 12:25
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Smoking and mental illness in the US population

Those with psychiatric diagnoses remained much more likely to smoke and less likely to quit, with rates varying by specific diagnosis. Our findings highlight the need to improve our ability to address smoking and psychiatric comorbidity both within and ou
Tobacco Control
added Apr 18, 2014 10:12
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[China] Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with s
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:03
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[Florida] Study finds nicotine safe, helps in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

For starters, nicotine by itself isn't very addictive at all, according to Dr. Paul Newhouse, the director of Vanderbilt University's Center for Cognitive Medicine. Nicotine seems to require assistance from other substances found in tobacco to get people
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Apr 17, 2014 17:52
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Smoking and mental illness in the US population

Our findings highlight the need to improve our ability to address smoking and psychiatric comorbidity both within and without healthcare settings. Such advancements will be vital to reducing mental illness-related disparities in smoking and continuing to
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2014 23:32
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Perceived pros and cons of smoking and quitting in hard-core smokers: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are some major differences with respect to weight, social integration, health of children and stress reduction, that should be taken into account in clinical settings and when developing interventions. Based on these findings we propose the ‘Distort
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 11, 2014 09:08
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Cigarette Smoking and Obesity are Associated with Decreased Fat Perception in Women (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The ability to perceive fat and sweetness in and derive pleasure from foods is particularly compromised in obese women who smoke, which could contribute to excess calorie intake in this population already at high risk for cardiovascular and metabolic dise
Obesity
added Apr 9, 2014 06:23
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Chronic smoking can diminish postural stability

New findings indicate that chronic cigarette use continues to impact the brain systems regulating postural stability even during abstinence from alcohol.
EurekAlert
added Apr 8, 2014 22:45
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