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[France] Smoking may increase sensitivity to social stress: Study

Researchers found that exposure to nicotine, rather than withdrawal from it, which is commonly seen as anxiety-inducing in smokers, produced a stressing effect on lab mice, reports Efe news. “(The experiments) suggest that nicotine could enhance the effec
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:27
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking and secondhand smoke exposure and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Former and current smoking, 3.0 or more pack-years of smoking, and current SHS exposure at home may be positively associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:16
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Acculturation, Depression, and Smoking Cessation: a trajectory pattern recognition approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

A culturally adaptive intervention should target Korean American smokers with a high level of depression and a low level of biculturalism to assist in their smoking cessation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:14
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Perceived nicotine content of reduced nicotine content cigarettes is a correlate of perceived health risks

Although the perception of reduced nicotine is associated with a reduction in perceived harm, it may not attenuate the anticipated beneficial effects on smoking behaviour. These findings have implications for potential product standards targeting nicotine
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 21:24
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Perceived nicotine content of reduced nicotine content cigarettes is a correlate of perceived health risks

Although the perception of reduced nicotine is associated with a reduction in perceived harm, it may not attenuate the anticipated beneficial effects on smoking behaviour. These findings have implications for potential product standards targeting nicotine
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:30
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[Asia] Development and validation of a smoking rationalization scale for male smokers in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results found a 26-item scale within six dimensions (smoking functional beliefs, risk generalization beliefs, social acceptability beliefs, safe smoking beliefs, self-exempting beliefs, and quitting is harmful beliefs). The scale showed acceptable validit
Journal of Health Psychology
added Aug 1, 2017 18:06
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

These measures include: staying in school until you're at least over the age of 15; reducing hearing loss, obesity and high blood pressure in mid-life (ages 45 to 65); and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:35
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[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26
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