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Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

Researchers have found that nicotine in cigarettes cancels out the sleepiness caused by alcohol, basically allowing people to keep drinking … and smoking. The two vices feed off of each other. It takes time for your brain to stop associating the two act
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2018 21:46

CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58

Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likely to quit as those with good mental health, the research team found. "Overall, tobacco cessation programs have been very successful, but our research suggests that people with mental health problem
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:24

[Australia] No butts – it’s time to help people with mental health conditions quit smoking

Some health professionals may have put smoking in the “too hard basket” for certain patients with complex or urgent health needs. But there is good evidence people with mental illnesses want to quit smoking, that they are capable of quitting, and that sm
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:19

Smoking and Vitamin D Deficiency Likely to Worsen CIS Prognosis, Model Suggests

Smoking and low levels of vitamin D can worsen prognosis for people with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS), researchers who developed a model for predicting long-term disability progression report. Their study, “Predicting the course of CIS patients ad
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
added Nov 6, 2018 10:33

A Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial Testing the Effectiveness of the Addressing Tobacco Through Organizational Change (ATTOC) Model for Improving the Treatment of Tobacco Use in Community Mental Healthcare: Preliminary Study Feasibility and Baseline Findi

Conclusions This trial of training in tobacco treatment within mental healthcare is feasible thus far; self-reported rates of tobacco treatment are low and associated with clinician attitudes and barriers. I
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2018 19:50

Quit rates are low and not increasing among cigarette smokers with mental health problems

Even as more and more American quit smoking cigarettes, individuals with serious psychological distress (SPD) are much less likely to extinguish their habbit. A new study by scientists at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and The City Universi
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 2, 2018 21:09

New Evidence Pot May Harm the Teen Brain

Compared to teenagers and young adults who continued using marijuana, those who abstained for a month displayed a "modest but reliable improvement in their ability to learn," said lead researcher Randi Schuster. "Most of this improvement surprisingly ha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2018 22:47

Cigarette smoking among those with mental disorders in the US population: 2012–2013 update

smoking remains extraordinarily more common among those with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders, with highest rates among those with bipolar and substance use disorders.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:10

Latent structure of the CPT among treatment-seeking smokers with depression and its predictive validity on smoking abstinence

two smoking cessation treatments for quitting smoking [Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) or CBT + Contingency Management (CM)]. A Principal Component Analysis (PCA) was conducted... Psychological inertia informs on which patients benefit less from smo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:27
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