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re-thinking nicotine and its effects

“Although nicotine is addictive, its impact varies greatly depending on the product.” The most addictive form of nicotine is inhaled in tobacco smoke. In contrast, nicotine replacement therapies that help smokers quit, such as nicotine gum and the patch,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:52
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On the pleasure of smoking

Repeatedly, studies have found a large majority of smokers regret ever starting to smoke...Smokers often insist the pleasure from this release can somehow be experienced independently of the pleasures of the nicotine withdrawal symptoms rapidly dissipati
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:38
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[UK] How smoking affects your MENTAL health: Psychology experts warn cigarettes contain 4,000 chemicals that wreak havoc on your brain

Although some studies have shown that the nicotine in cigarettes can improve concentration and attention (making smokers feel more alert), there's more to cigarettes than just nicotine. They contain over 4,000 chemicals – over 50 of which are known to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:17
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Tobacco, Heroin, and Mental Health (Treatment, That Is)

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation regarding tobacco cessation on September 22, 2015. Under the Affordable Care Act preventive care rules, group health plans have to cover items and services under the recommendation
JD Supra, LLC
added Nov 28, 2016 01:44
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ARCHIVE: The Synergistic Impact of Excessive Alcohol Drinking and Cigarette Smoking upon Prospective Memory

evidence that concurrent (polydrug) use of these two substances has a synergistic effect in terms of deficits upon time-based PM. The observation that combined excessive drinking and cigarette smoking leads to a greater impairment in time-based PM may be
Frontiers in Psychiatry (cz)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:31
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Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Although some studies have shown that the nicotine in cigarettes can improve concentration and attention (making smokers feel more alert), there’s more to cigarettes than just nicotine. They contain over 4,000 chemicals – over 50 of which are known to be
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:25
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Genetic Risk, Smoking Behavior And The Question Of False Reassurance

The idea is that genetic findings of lower risk for anything might de-motivate individuals from good health habits...smokers who learned they were at lower genetic risk for smoking-related diseases might be less inclined to quit.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:57
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Secondhand Smoke at Home Leads to School Dropouts, Deliquency in Children

New research shows that children who are exposed to tobacco smoke at home at early stages of their childhood are highly likely to adopt antisocial behavior toward others, engage in proactive and reactive aggression, have conduct problems at school, and d
Nature World News
added Nov 22, 2016 16:46
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Prospective longitudinal associations between household smoke exposure in early childhood and antisocial behavior at age 12

These long-term findings warrant fostering parental awareness of developmental risks by policy-makers/health practitioners. School curricula can equally integrate these ideas into their curriculum.
Indoor air / International Journal of Indoor Environment and Health
added Nov 22, 2016 16:22
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[Canada] Children exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke are 'prone to aggression and antisocial behaviour'

Aggression, criminal offences, theft, refusal to comply with authority, and destruction of property found to be higher among children exposed to smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:22
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