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[UK] Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety And Depression

Contrary to the perception of cigarettes as a stress reliever, smokers are 70 percent more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression overall compared with non-smokers, according to a new British study. Research from the University College London and
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:25
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[California] LETTER: Response to Carol Denney's comment on smoking

Non-smoke ingestion of tobacco such as nicotine patches and gum--none of them are very effective as an alternative to inhaling cigarette smoke when someone is both mentally ill and a nicotine addict. I tried, at your suggestion, to find studies on the U
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Feb 7, 2015 19:33
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[California] BRAGEN: ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Schizophrenia, Marijuana and Tobacco

At one point, I was able to go "cold turkey" for a week. And then I was in the same room as someone who smoked an electronic cigarette, and I was triggered. I was back to smoking the same evening.
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Feb 2, 2015 17:41
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Adolescents’ Perceptions of Light and Intermittent Smoking in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Misconceptions about the safety of light and intermittent smoking are widespread among US adolescents. Significant public health attention is needed to redress these misperceptions.
Pediatrics
added Jan 12, 2015 23:04
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[Australia] Anti-smoke drug blamed for death

A Perth mother wants her son's death investigated by the State Coroner...Daniel Patterson was prescribed varenicline, a medication marketed as Champix that has been linked to 25 suicides in Australia in the seven years to 2014 and anoth
West Australian (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:43
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Long After Loss of its Glamorous Image, Smoking Keeps a Tight Grip on the Mentally Ill

“Smoking has moved from the glamorous to the more marginalized,”... Nonetheless, doctors, psychiatrists and counselors have been reluctant to attack this problem, various experts say, for a number of reasons. A major one is a lingering, but dubious, assu
FairWarning
added Jan 7, 2015 18:01
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[Germany] Hypnotherapy helps smokers kick the habit

In Germany, hypnosis has been recognized as a treatment method in the field of psychotherapy since 2006 - but it still suffers from an image problem. This can be linked to how the practice of hypnotherapy is often confused with stage hypnosis, where a su
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 7, 2015 15:10
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Trends in smoking among adults with serious psychological distress during comprehensive tobacco control in New York City, 2003–2012

national data may mask changes in jurisdictions such as New York City (NYC), where comprehensive tobacco control (CTC) including taxation, legislation, education and access to cessation medications has operated for a decade (see Kilgore et al for details)
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 16:36
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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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Impact of Australia's introduction of tobacco plain packs on adult smokers’ pack-related perceptions and responses: results from a continuous tracking survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The introductory effects of the plain packaging legislation among adult smokers are consistent with the specific objectives of the legislation in regard to reducing promotional appeal and increasing effectiveness of health warnings.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:36
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