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Smoking rates remain alarming for several groups, American Cancer Society reports

report says several vulnerable subpopulations continue to smoke at high rates. The populations include those in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial or ethnic groups; in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community; w
Buffalo (NY) News
added Feb 21, 2018 20:08
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Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36
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Early onset tobacco cigarette smokers exhibit deficits in response inhibition and sustained attention [FREE FULL TEXT]

early onset smokers (EOS; initiated <16 years old) may be at unique risk of altered development of executive function...EO smoking, in particular, contributes to diminished task-related attention and inhibitory control behaviors in adulthood and provide s
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:53
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Analyzing the genes related to nicotine addiction or schizophrenia via a pathway and network based approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results illustrated that the biological processes underlying the comorbidity of nicotine addiction and schizophrenia was complex, and was likely induced by the dysfunction of multiple molecules and pathways.
Scientific Reports
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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Study Explores Genetic Overlap Between Nicotine Addiction, Schizophrenia

A dozen genetic pathways may contribute to both schizophrenia risk and nicotine addiction susceptibility, new research suggests. Researchers from Tianjin Medical University and the University of South Florida (USF) set out to explore genetic contributor
GenomeWeb
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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The Role of Cognitive Control in the Self-Regulation and Reinforcement of Smoking Behavior

Cognitive control (CC) – the ability to regulate attention and memory – plays an important role ...we propose a CC and smoking behavior framework that includes 1) the positive influence of CC on the self-regulation of smoking; 2) nicotine-induced improve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 16:51
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:08
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Understanding Nicotine Dependence and Addiction Among Young Adults Who Smoke Cigarillos: A Qualitative Study

Cigarillo users express unique smoking practices and beliefs that signify the need for a more product-inclusive measure of ND, and can inform the development of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to cigarillo users.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:32
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[China] Smoking Beliefs Among Chinese Secondary School Students: A Theory-Based Qualitative Study

Beliefs elicited in this study form a strong basis for designing a location- and population-specific antismoking programme.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:16
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STEINBERG: Harms and Benefits of Stigmatizing Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

At minimum, we must focus more on efforts to provide better, more accessible treatment options, which are likely to result in lower smoking prevalence in the remaining smokers without further marginalizing these groups as nondesirable.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 19:58
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