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3 myths about mental health and quitting smoking

people with mental health and substance use conditions have been exploited by the tobacco industry and smoke at much higher rates than the general population. When it comes to quitting smoking, some common myths about mental health and quitting tobacco c
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 9, 2017 21:10
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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Psychopathology and tobacco demand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Smokers with psychopathology have higher tobacco demand intensity and Omax. • Smokers with an emotional disorder versus without have higher demand intensity. • Comorbid substance use disorder (SUD) was associated with higher intensity, Omax,
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 23:53
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Smoking during pregnancy in the United States, 2005–2014: The role of depression

Over the past decade, smoking during pregnancy has increased among women experiencing a major depressive episode and is over four times more common among pregnant women with, than without, MDE. Disparities in smoking during pregnancy by MDE status and so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 9, 2017 14:21
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Paternal nicotine exposure defines different behavior in subsequent generation via hyper-methylation of mmu-miR-15b

the present study provides solid evidence regarding the mechanisms underlying paternal nicotine exposure-induced behavioral alterations in F1 generations. Nicotine exposure induces epigenetic mmu-miR-15b downregulation due to CGI shore hyper-methylation i
Scientific Reports
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Germany] Smoking triggers anxiety and paranoia: Study reveals tobacco smoke can impair the brain's ability to suppress fear

The scientists behind the study believe chemicals in tobacco smoke may interfere with the messages between neurons in the brain - also known as neurotransmitters - that are involved in controlling fear. Scientists in Hamburg have found that tobacco can
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 20:31
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

However, not all the heart association's recommendations carried the same weight. Smoking had a stronger association with smaller brain volume than the other lifestyle factors, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:36
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The acute effects of a dopamine D3 receptor preferring agonist on motivation for cigarettes in dependent and occasional cigarette smokers

Our results suggest nicotine dependence is associated with a hypersensitivity to cigarette rewards but not a hyposensitivity to non-drug rewards. Furthermore, our results question the importance of dopamine D3 receptors in motivational processing of cigar
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 16, 2017 15:26
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