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fast facts about smoking and mental health

may is Mental Health Awareness Month, a good opportunity to focus on the significantly higher rates of smoking and greater difficulty quitting faced by people with mental illnesses. Here are some key Fast Facts about tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2016 20:57

Richard Smith: How public health moralists are promoting harm from tobacco and helping the tobacco industry

The evidence is clear that e-cigarettes are much less harmful than cigarettes, and the evidence that use of e-cigarettes encourages smoking among the young is thinking moralisers may be preventing other benefits for those who cannot stop smok
BMJ Group blogs
added Oct 16, 2015 07:20

[China, UK] Big Tobacco Targets Chinese Females in the 'She Economy'

Whether a young woman is smoking because she wishes to appear sophisticated, charming or independent, or because she thinks that nicotine will keep her weight under control, the main issue is the smoker's image. Even when cigarettes are used for stress r
Yibada (cn)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:43

[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52

[Singapore, UK] Blindness threat 'is effective smoking deterrent'

Researchers, who presented their findings at the British Thoracic Society’s winter meeting on Friday (December 5), reported that, while there is a low awareness of the link between smoking and blindness, it has a “much higher deterring impact” to smoking
Optometry Today (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:50

[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04

Top economists say FDA Dramatically Underestimated the Net Benefits of Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packaging

Today a group of leading economists released a report that is sharply critical of the way that the FDA (and, by implication, the OMB) does cost-benefit analysis of tobacco regulations, in particular saying that the consumer surplus discount the FDA/OMB a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2014 14:08

Thank You for Smoking: How Big Tobacco Created the 'Type A' Personality Myth

Researcher Mark Petticrew has uncovered a treasure trove of documents showing Big Tobacco’s connection to stress research and the construction of the uptight ‘Type A’ personality. Get ready to hate this industry even more.
The Daily Beast
added Jul 9, 2014 11:25

How Graphic Visual Health Warnings Help Young Smokers’ Thoughts of Quitting

An article appearing​ in the April 2014 issue of the American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing Research reports that graphic visual health warnings on cigarette packages aid adolescent smokers’ thoughts of quitting primarily through the emoti
American Marketing Association
added May 9, 2014 00:50

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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