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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

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 (
added Jan 17, 2014 05:09

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

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

[Australia] Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children

"Compared with mothers whose children did not have ADHD, mothers of children with ADHD were more likely to be younger, single, smoked in pregnancy, had some complications of pregnancy and labor, and were more likely to have given birth slightly earlier,"
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 3, 2013 19:13

[UK] Magnetic fields 'help smokers quit'

The researchers said they had used transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to "undo" nicotine addiction in the brain. The findings, presented at the Neuroscience 2013 conference, suggested the technique could help people cut down or quit completely.
BBC Online
added Nov 16, 2013 02:33

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder in Offspring

Prenatal tobacco exposure may be one suspected cause of bipolar disorder. However, it will be necessary to account for other unmeasured familial factors before causal teratogenic effects can be suggested.
American Journal of Psychiatry
added Oct 2, 2013 02:52

Smoking During Pregnancy May Increase Risk of Bipolar Disorder in Offspring

A study published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder (BD) in adult children. Researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and t
added Oct 2, 2013 02:44

[UK, UK-Scotland] Smoking ban at state hospital breached a patient's human rights, says judge

A judge at the Court of Session in Edinburgh rejected his claim for £3,000 in compensation, suggesting he must have saved around £8,000 on cigarettes since the ban was introduced. However, Lord Stewart also ruled that the decision to compel Mr McCann to
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 27, 2013 16:41

Meditation Could Help Smokers Cut Down, Study Hints

The finding is based on the experiences of just five smokers, and could be purely coincidental. Researchers found, however, that training other smokers how to relax had no effect on how much they smoked, a sign that there may indeed be something to the m
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 8, 2013 21:19
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