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Biological and psychological factors associated with smoking abstinence six years post-stroke

Intention of change, having the disruption criteria, and abstinence one year after stroke were predictors of abstinence at 6 years. An insular lesion in the acute phase of stroke does not determine the tobacco use status at six years.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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What is the impact of e-cigarette adverts on children's perceptions of tobacco smoking? An experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

first evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts might influence children's perceptions of smoking tobacco cigarettes, reducing their perceived harm of occasional smoking. These results suggest the potential for e-cigarette adverts to undermine tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:58
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US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56
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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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Comparing Smoking Topography and Subjective Measures of Usual Brand Cigarettes Between Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Smokers

results suggest that pregnant women do not smoke cigarettes more intensely or in a way that causes more toxicant exposure, perhaps due to a reportedly less pleasurable smoking experience.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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[Australia] Do neurobiological understandings of smoking influence quitting self-efficacy or treatment intentions?

A neurobiological view of smoking does not dominate public understandings of smoking in Australia. Endorsement of neurobiological explanations of smoking were associated with increased intention to use cessation aids, but were not associated with reduced
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[UK] Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

New King’s College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
King's College London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:08
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Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to an
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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22nd Century and Dent Neurosciences Research Center to Partner on Brain Imaging Clinical Trial

Participants will smoke 22nd Century’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes, or conventional cigarettes, which will allow scientists to study both the immediate and longer-term effects of nicotine on brain activity.
Business Wire
added Jun 8, 2017 15:57
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