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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.
added Jun 23, 2013 15:51

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

[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

[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

[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

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

The ills of smoking

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

[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
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