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[UK] NHS trust plan to extend smoking ban

People using mental and community health services could soon be told to stub out their cigarettes. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is hoping to make its services smoke-free by the end of next year. This would see the smoking ban which exists insid
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Jul 16, 2015 12:21

TOC: Themed Issue on Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Outcomes of a Tailored Intervention for Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS / Social Branding to Decrease Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Young Adult Smoking / Correlates of Adherence to Varenicline Among HIV+ Smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:35

[Florida] Distress, race/ethnicity and smoking cessation in treatment-seekers: implications for disparity elimination

Among smokers in Florida, USA, racial/ethnic differences in distress before starting cognitive–behavioral therapy for smoking cessation were eliminated at the end of treatment, driven by improvements among African Americans and Hispanics. High levels of
added Aug 2, 2015 21:20

Time to quit / Even though it is clear how to get people to stop smoking, rates are still rising in many countries—even some in the rich world

Yet everybody now knows how to get people to quit: hike taxes, ban smoking indoors and advertising, publicise the health risks and help smokers to quit. Countries that follow these steps can see smoking rates fall fast: Uruguay’s fell from 33% to 25% in
The Economist
added Jul 9, 2015 15:44

[UK] ARCHIVE: Smoking tobacco might increase risk of schizophrenia, say researchers

an analysis of a number of studies on smoking tobacco and psychosis, published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal, now shows that smoking may be a causal factor in itself.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 15:39

[UK] Does tobacco use cause psychosis? Systematic review and meta-analysis (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

we think that the earlier onset of psychosis and higher risk in smokers of developing psychosis (albeit based on few studies) calls into question the self-medication hypothesis. The excess of smoking nicotine by people with psychosis has been assumed
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:51

Smoking cigarettes may increase risk of schizophrenia, study shows

The King’s College team, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, put this link to the test by examining the timing of smoking and the onset of symptoms. “If smoking is a form of self medication, one would expect newly diagnosed pa
British Medical Journal
added Jul 10, 2015 11:24

[UK] Smoking 'could cause schizophrenia', say scientists

The findings cannot prove causation, and the researchers said that some of the studies they looked at did not take into account possible confounding factors, such as whether smokers were also regular cannabis users, something which is associated with psy
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:24

[UK] Smoking can cause serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia, warn experts

But now scientists believe something in tobacco might actually be responsible, alongside genetic and environmental influences. Dr James MacCabe, a member of the team from King’s College London, said: ‘While it is always hard to determine the direction o
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:23

[UK] How smoking could raise the risk of psychosis: Nicotine may interfere with how brain responds to pleasure and reward, leading to serious mental conditions

In a landmark study published today, British researchers highlight statistical trends which suggest cigarettes can increase the chance of someone being diagnosed with psychosis. They think nicotine interferes with the way the brain responds to pleasure a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:22
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