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[Connecticut] Smoking among mentally ill examined

A recent study at the Yale School of Medicine provides the most accurate estimates to date of the proportion of smokers in the general population and in populations with mental illness. The finding may provide the data required to tailor anti-smoking cam
Yale Daily News
added Apr 22, 2014 14:24
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Leading the way to better health

Psychologists have pioneered the science and policy of tobacco control since the first Surgeon General’s Report ... Here are some of the most influential psychologists in the area and a few of their accomplishments. David B. Abrams, PhD, Schroeder Insti
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Apr 22, 2014 13:19
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[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39
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[Canada] ROSS: Don't Take Away the Joy of Cigarettes From the Mentally Ill

I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20
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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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