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New Evidence Pot May Harm the Teen Brain

Compared to teenagers and young adults who continued using marijuana, those who abstained for a month displayed a "modest but reliable improvement in their ability to learn," said lead researcher Randi Schuster. "Most of this improvement surprisingly ha
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2018 22:47

Cigarette smoking among those with mental disorders in the US population: 2012–2013 update

smoking remains extraordinarily more common among those with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders, with highest rates among those with bipolar and substance use disorders.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:10

Latent structure of the CPT among treatment-seeking smokers with depression and its predictive validity on smoking abstinence

two smoking cessation treatments for quitting smoking [Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) or CBT + Contingency Management (CM)]. A Principal Component Analysis (PCA) was conducted... Psychological inertia informs on which patients benefit less from smo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:27

Sex Differences in Subjective and Behavioral Responses to Stressful and Smoking Cues Presented in the Natural Environment of Smokers

Sex differences were observed in response to stress but not smoking cues in the natural environment of regular cigarette smokers. Further research is necessary to evaluate whether stress reactivity in female smokers is associated with reduced latency to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:24

Evidence for genetic correlations and bidirectional, causal effects between smoking and sleep behaviours [FREE FULL TEXT]

Heavier smoking seems to causally affect circadian rhythm and there is some indication that insomnia increases smoking heaviness and hampers cessation. Our findings point to sleep as a potentially interesting smoking treatment target.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 26, 2018 20:18

Perceived effectiveness of objective features of pictorial warning messages

Conclusion The effectiveness of graphic imagery, testimonials and images that elicit negative emotions provides guidance for researchers as well as for future implementation of more effective PWMs.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2018 23:18

Cigarette smoking quit rates among persons with serious psychological distress in the United States from 2008–2016: Are mental health disparities in cigarette use increasing?

quit rates among individuals with past-month SPD are approximately half that of those without SPD and have not increased over the past decade. This discrepancy in quit rates may be one factor driving increasing disparities in prevalence of smoking among t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2018 17:24
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Paternal Smoking Can Affect Multiple Generations of Descendants

A major finding from our study is that the effects of paternal nicotine exposure are transmitted to descendants via epigenetic modification of spermatozoal the DNA by nicotine. Future research could examine how nicotine produces these epigenetic changes
added Oct 19, 2018 10:53

[Asia, India] Air pollution can affect your child’s mental health and IQ

Some researchers believe that traffic pollution acts like secondhand smoke, restricting the intake of oxygen and nutrients that are needed by the foetus. This affects the human cell development and causes problems later in life.
Indian Express (in)
added Oct 18, 2018 05:30

Is nicotine addiction linked to cannabinoid receptors in the brain?

The human brain contains specialized neurons that respond to cannabinoids. A reduction in the number of working cannabinoid receptors has been linked to both marijuana and alcohol dependence. However, many patients with psychiatric disorders also smoke t
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:16
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