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Exploring the relationships between tobacco smoking and schizophrenia in first-degree relatives

Our results support the hypothesis that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking is largely mediated by common familial factors, which may be genetic.
Psychiatry Research
added Sep 2, 2012 16:23
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Stress, a 'Type A' Personality May Boost Stroke Risk

Experts suggest the anger and hostility of a hard-driven personality could be to blame . . . Smoking or having smoked in the past also doubled the chances, the investigators found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2012 12:27
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[Maryland] Clinical characteristics of heavy and non-heavy smokers with schizophrenia

Heavy smoking may be a particular health risk in schizophrenia and significant efforts for smoking cessation or reduction are needed.
Schizophrenia research
added Aug 22, 2012 15:34
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Brain shrinks, stroke risk rises in smokers

The three most common chemicals are carbon monoxide (car exhaust), tar (makes roads and blackens the lungs), and nicotine (used in bug spray). It is hard to imagine anyone wanting to contaminate their brains with these chemicals and poisons.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Aug 12, 2012 16:51
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Childhood trauma linked to adult smoking for girls

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can stay with us for life. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy explains how these events can be tied up with adult smoking patterns, especia
EurekAlert
added Jul 13, 2012 20:48
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Graphic Cig Pack Labels Make Smokers Think, Study Finds

Compared with text-only warnings, adding photos seems to make impression on viewer's memory
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2012 14:08
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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time: Smokers with High Psychological Distress Are Smoking Less and More Are Trying to Quit

a study by UC San Francisco researchers shows that over the course of 19 years, from 1997 to 2015, this hard core group smoked progressively fewer cigarettes per day and tried to quit in increasingly greater numbers, along with every other group of smoke
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:00
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[UK] Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes (PDF)

need to address the psychological as well as the biological factors...include capabilities (easier to use), opportunities (more available) and motivation (more appealing). Correctly and appropriately informing the general population about effects on sm
British Psychological Society (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:44
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[UK] NHS Tayside bans smoking​ on premises

Smoking has now been banned on premises and grounds belonging to NHS Tayside’s mental health services. Lighting up is already prohibited in the grounds of NHS Tayside buildings, including Ninewells. The smoke-free status in the grounds of every hospita
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:00
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Adherence to pharmacological smoking cessation interventions: A literature review and synthesis of correlates and barriers

it is first necessary to identify and understand smoker-level characteristics that drive nonadherence...This paper provides the most comprehensive review to date on correlates of adherence to pharmacological smoking cessation interventions. Challenges and
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2017 23:06
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