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[Russia] Smoking status, nicotine dependence and happiness in nine countries of the former Soviet Union

This study contradicts the idea that smoking is associated with greater happiness....the finding that smoking is associated with lower levels of happiness should be incorporated in future public health efforts to help encourage smokers to quit by highligh
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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Emotional reaction facilitates the brain and behavioural impact of graphic cigarette warning labels in smokers

results suggest that emotional reaction to graphic warning labels contributes to their public health impact and may be an integral part of the neural mechanisms underlying their effectiveness. Given the urgency of the debate about the constitutional risks
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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A brain basis for sex differences in response to smoking

The Journal of Neuroscience, Cosgrove et al. investigates the neural correlates of these differences using a newly developed technique and identify a potential neurobiological reason for sex differences in relation to cigarette smoking.
ScienceBlog
added Jan 7, 2015 15:11
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[Germany] Hypnotherapy helps smokers kick the habit

In Germany, hypnosis has been recognized as a treatment method in the field of psychotherapy since 2006 - but it still suffers from an image problem. This can be linked to how the practice of hypnotherapy is often confused with stage hypnosis, where a su
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 7, 2015 15:10
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Sex Differences and Menstrual Cycle Phase-Dependent Modulation of Craving for Cigarette: An fMRI Pilot Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

brain function associated with craving for cigarettes fluctuates across the menstrual cycle in women smokers. This result emphasizes the need for gender-specific programs to quit smoking, as well as taking into consideration a menstrual cycle phase during
Psychiatry Journal
added Jan 6, 2015 14:45
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New brain-imaging approach could help smokers quit

found that certain changes in the brain, visible using technology that measures brain activity, predicted better than anything else now available which smokers would quickly relapse - that's most of them - and which might be able to quit without much more
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jan 3, 2015 23:01
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Trends in smoking among adults with serious psychological distress during comprehensive tobacco control in New York City, 2003–2012

national data may mask changes in jurisdictions such as New York City (NYC), where comprehensive tobacco control (CTC) including taxation, legislation, education and access to cessation medications has operated for a decade (see Kilgore et al for details)
Tobacco Control
added Dec 31, 2014 16:36
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Cigarette Addiction Affects Men, Women's Brains Differently; Brain Scans Reveal Need For Tailored Treatment

Researchers at Yale University studied the brains of men and women using positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Their intention was to measure the changing levels of dopamine, which control the brain’s pleasure and reward pathways, in men and women's b
Medical Daily
added Dec 28, 2014 17:17
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[Asia, China] An independent image for women who smoke

some women smoke because smoking helps complete their self-perception as being sexy, special, confident, independent, rebellious, or whatever, which is often made use of by tobacco commercials, said Lyu Pin, a Beijing-based women's rights activist. She s
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
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Social media to help study e-cigarette habits

Using a USD 2.7 million, 5-year grant from the US National Institutes of Health, the team will collect data from Facebook, Twitter and several e-cigarette forums among other websites, said Daniel Zeng, co-principal investigator at University of Arizona.
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2014 22:52
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