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[Montana] Health Matters: People with mental health issues suffer more tobacco-related illnesses

Billings (MT) Gazette
added Apr 30, 2014 10:55
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[Philippines] ALORIA: Behind the colors of tobacco advertising

the government shouldn't leave the avenue of packaging unregulated because the same package elements will be useful in reducing tobacco consumption and making people fully aware of the risks. Legislators have filed 11 House Bills and Senate Bills on ciga
Business World (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:15
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[UK] Smoking and mental illness—time to break the link

Patients are often desperate to address their smoking; it is the support that is poor. “We have to make smoking a priority for mental health trusts and for commissioners”, said Ratschen. NICE issued guidance on smoking cessation in secondary care, includi
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 21:57
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[UK] Is this why some people can't stop smoking? The brain's motivation centre reacts more strongly to positive images of cigarettes than negative ones

The part of the brain that controls motivation reacts differently in smokers It reacts more to positive smoking-related images than to negative ones This means smokers are not likely to quit after seeing photos of illnesses
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:11
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Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey

There was a moderately high level of occurrence of recent smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours among the Chinese adult smokers in the six cities studied. Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with su
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:37
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Give up the cigarettes to cut stress and depression: New study reveals that habit does not cut stress, but giving it up might

Smokers who believe their habit relieves stress and depression are mistaken, according to new research. Experts found that quitting smoking can be just as effective in tackling depression and anxiety as taking antidepressants. Researchers said the effe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2014 06:52
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CAMON/STEINHART/TROPE: Scary Health Warnings Can Boost Sales

a series of experiments we conducted reveals that sometimes just the opposite is true: A warning label can increase a product’s appeal. This happens when there’s a lag between delivery of the message and a decision about buying, consuming, or assessing t
Harvard Business Review
added Jan 17, 2014 05:09
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Warning of potential side effects of a product can increase its sales

warnings can improve consumers' opinions and increase product sales when there is a delay between seeing the ad and deciding to buy or consume the product.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2014 05:09
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Smoking Rates Still High Among the Mentally Ill

* Between 2004 and 2011, the decline in smoking among individuals with mental illness was significantly less than among those without mental illness. * However, individuals with mental illness who received mental health treatment within the previous yea
MedPage Today
added Jan 8, 2014 07:15
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Smoking cessation maintained with varenicline plus CBT

Patients with serious mental illness who quit smoking with a standard 12-week course of varenicline and cognitive-behavioral therapy are three times more likely to maintain that abstinence if they take a maintenance dose of the drug than if they disconti
Clinical Psychiatry News
added Jan 7, 2014 21:51
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