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[UK, UK-Scotland] Gender differences in smoking could impact quitting

The survey of 1,000 people across the UK found female smokers light up more often alone and use cigarettes as a psychological reward for overcoming stress, while men are more likely to see smoking as a bonding activity to enjoy on a night out. Psycholog
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 11, 2013 02:24

Debi Austin Dies: The Psychology of Quitting Smoking

Fear may have stopped many from starting, but it is often not enough to motivate smokers to quit. According to an article by the National Communication Association (NCA), fear is a more effective motivator when “people believe they can do something to red
The Epoch Times English Version
added Feb 28, 2013 15:58

News in Brief: Smoking damages mouse brains

Signs of Alzheimer’s disease appear after rodents breathe cigarette smoke ... mice exposed to smoke had several signs of Alzheimer’s: they had more amyloid beta plaques, a higher load of abnormal tau protein and more severe inflammation in their brains.
Science News Online
added Feb 19, 2013 19:10

Smoking much more prevalent among mentally ill

A Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found U.S. adults with some form of mental illness have a smoking rate 70 percent higher
added Feb 7, 2013 08:49

Smoking related to mental illness reports new study

However, one population group is associated with a high level of smoking: those with mental illness. The findings were released on February 5 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admini
added Feb 6, 2013 20:28

[UK] Study shows quitting smoking decreases stress

Researchers at Oxford, Cambridge and King’s College London, find a link between quitting smoking and a significant reduction in anxiety levels
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:09

[UK] Health Highlights: Jan. 2, 2013: Quitting Smoking May Lower Anxiety Levels

Almost 500 smokers who were trying to quit were followed for six months, and the 68 who were successful at that point also showed lower anxiety levels, the BBC reported Wednesday.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 2, 2013 13:36

Smoking, Depression During Teen Years May Up Osteoporosis Risk in Middle Age

A study has found that teenagers who smoke and have depressive symptoms may have an increased risk for developing osteoporosis later in life.
Medical Daily
added Dec 5, 2012 06:11

Smoking may worsen hangover after heavy drinking

People who like to smoke when they drink may be at greater risk of suffering a hangover the next morning, according to a study in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 5, 2012 05:11

[China] Second-Hand Smoke Linked to Children's Behavior Problems

In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing examined data from 646 mother-child pairs in China, where more than 70 percent of men smoke, and concluded that 25% children of whose mothers were
added Dec 5, 2012 04:43
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