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Combination of smoking and heavy drinking 'speeds up cognitive decline'

The combination of smoking and heavy drinking speeds up cognitive decline, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Researchers from UCL (University College London) found that smokers who drank alcohol heavily had a 36%
ScienceDaily
added Jul 12, 2013 08:18
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Sept. 11 Attacks Drove Nearly 1 Million Americans Back to Smoking

In a hidden health effect of terrorism, about 1 million former smokers in the United States started smoking again after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a new study finds.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 1, 2013 14:17
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STRESS AND SMOKING: ASSOCIATIONS WITH TERRORISM AND CAUSAL IMPACT

This model suggests that an extra day of stress per 30 days causes a 3.4 percentage point increase in smoking among ever smoking adults. Results help to quantify a hidden cost of terrorism and provide a better understanding of utility maximization during
Contemporary Economic Policy
added Jun 24, 2013 15:54
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Stress from 9/11 linked to nationwide resurgence in smoking among Americans who had quit

The analysis, published in the June 20 issue of the journal Contemporary Economic Policy, is the first to look at the net costs to society of terrorism-induced smoking in the United States after 9/11 and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
ScienceDaily
added Jun 23, 2013 15:51
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Effect of Varenicline on Individual Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms: A Combined Analysis of Eight Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trials

Use of varenicline while trying to quit smoking reduces and does not increase neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depressed mood and irritability measured on the MNWS in smokers without current psychiatric disorders. It is associated with increases in sleep
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 22, 2013 13:17
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[New Zealand] Woman desperate to smoke hid lighter inside herself

He says psychiatric patients are often in absolute desperation so should be allowed to smoke. He says one woman was so desperate to smoke, she hid a lighter in her vagina. Mr Francois says it was a terribly degrading act that wouldn't have happened if
Radio Network (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:21
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[New Zealand] DHB has right to ban smoking, court told

A lawyer for Waitemata District Health Board has told the High Court a smoking ban at its Auckland hospitals is lawful. Two former psychiatric patients and a retired nurse are challenging the ban saying it breaches the Bill of Rights. Smoking has prohib
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:18
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[UK] Smoking neglected in people with mental health conditions, leading to premature death

A major new report from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) says that smoking in people with mental disorders is neglected by the NHS. Smoking and mental health says that much of the substantially lower life
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:16
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Skyrocketing smoking rates among people with mental disorders in the UK

According to "Smoking and Health", the latest report published by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, smoking in mental health patients is being neglected by the UK National Health Service, which results in a deteriora
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Apr 4, 2013 07:15
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The ills of smoking

People with mental illness and nicotine addiction struggle to kick the habit
ScienceLine.com (New York University)
added Mar 11, 2013 03:05
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