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Ex-smokers often relapse to recapture their lost social identity

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss'.
News-Medical.net
added Jul 6, 2018 14:11
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Ex-smokers crave lost identity, study shows w/Photo

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss." As well as being phy
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:48
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Paints, Solvents Tied to Big Rise in MS Risk for Some Smokers

A triple whammy of genetics, smoking, and exposure to paints and solvents at work puts a person at extremely high risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Swedish researchers report. On its own, any one factor elevates the risk for the central nervous syst
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 4, 2018 05:01
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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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Smoking decisions: Altered reinforcement learning signals induced by nicotine state

learning from positive prediction error signals are reduced during smoking abstinence and enhanced following cigarette consumption.... These findings provide a specific computational account of altered reinforcement learning induced by smoking state (abst
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:35
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Did you know?

A 2015 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found that smoking is not just among the most unhealthy habits, but also the most irritating. The survey, conducted by telephone among a random sample of 1,019 adults across the United States, found that 32 percent of
Warrensburg (MO) Daily Star-Journal
added Jun 26, 2018 20:25
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Heart disease warning for bisexual men: Poor mental health, high rates of smoking and obesity put them at higher risk than any other orientation

Bisexual men may be more vulnerable to heart disease than their straight peers, new research suggests. More than 30 percent of American men suffer from heart disease and it has long remained a leading cause of death. Rates of heart disease, researche
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[UK] Young adults that go gluten-free are more likely to purge, smoke and have bad body images

The researchers found that these participants were three times more likely to have an unhealthy concern over their weight and use unhealthy methods to control it including purging, smoking and taking diet pills.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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