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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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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are not helping people with mental illness quit smoking

They found that e-cigarette use grew over time, but was not associated with increased quitting or even greater cigarette consumption than people not using e-cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:47
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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43
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[China] Smokers’ sensory beliefs mediate the relation between smoking a ‘light/low tar’ cigarette and perceptions of harm [FREE FULL TEXT]

results demonstrate the importance of implementing tobacco control policies that address the impact that cigarette design and marketing can have in capitalising on the smoker's natural associations between smoother sensations and lowered perceptions of ha
Tobacco Control
added Nov 5, 2014 10:11
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Gender differences in negative reinforcement smoking expectancies

Beliefs that smoking alleviates negative affect may reflect a gender-specific etiological process disproportionately prominent in women. Enhancing ability to cope with negative affect without smoking or challenge negative reinforcement expectancies may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:15
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Smoking during pregnancy alters newborn stress hormones, DNA, study finds

indicates that newborns of mothers who smoke cigarettes during pregnancy show lower levels of stress hormones, lowered stress response, and alterations in DNA for a gene that regulates passage of stress hormones from mother to fetus.
ScienceDaily
added Oct 21, 2014 14:32
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