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[UK] Smoking is associated with pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer: results from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers held more pessimistic and avoidant beliefs about cancer, which could deter early-detection behaviour. A better understanding of these beliefs is needed to increase engagement in early diagnosis by this high-risk group.
British Journal of Cancer
added May 26, 2015 09:18
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[Spain] Motivational Interviewing Makes Tobacco Seem Disagreeable To Smokers, Helps Them Quit

One new study out of the University of Granada in Spain finds that motivational interviewing — a psychological technique that serves as direct intervention — made a difference in helping smokers see their habit as negative and disagreeable, and ultimately
Medical Daily
added May 9, 2015 14:15
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E-Cigarette Opponent Claims that E-Cigarettes are Causing Permanent Brain Damage among Youth Experimenters

According to an article on the Voice of America web site, e-cigarette use among youth can lead to permanent brain damage...Ironically, perhaps if youth going back to using real cigarettes instead of fake ones, the e-cig opponents will stop scaring the pu
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 7, 2015 14:19
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Cost-effectiveness of integrating tobacco cessation into Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment

Smoking cessation integrated with treatment for PTSD was cost-effective, within a broad confidence region, but less cost-effective than most other smoking cessation programs reported in the literature.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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workplace stressors & health outcomes: health policy for the workplace

The odds ratios we found in the research literature on the effects of secondhand smoke were 1.47 for self-reported poor health.55 In other words, exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the odds that a person rates his or her general health as poo
Behavioral Science & Policy (BSPA)
added Sep 8, 2015 12:48
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Report: E-cigarettes Can Cause Permanent Brain Damage for Teens

"Essentially, this drug creates a biologic need that can be permanent,” he told VOA. He said the effects include decreased working memory, tension problems as adults, and increased rates of depression and anxiety. Yet teens and young adults are attracte
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 4, 2015 11:35
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JASMER: E-Cigarettes: Effective Quit Aid or Vaping Gone Wild? The answer may depend on whether you are a realist or an idealist.

The recent publications in CHEST regarding the widely discordant views on e-cigarettes (also known as electronic nicotine delivery systems) are reflective of the lack of good data we have on the benefits and risks of these new devices.
MedPage Today
added Apr 30, 2015 13:12
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[UK] Concern over NHS trust forcing mental health patients to give up smoking

Patients at Highgate Mental Health Centre have been forced into handing over their tobacco Smokers treated for serious mental illnesses have been forced to give up their cigarettes overnight after the main provider of mental health services in Camden ro
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[California] Health: how to avoid lazy thinking

science versus belief systems...Optimism bias: Smokers know that smoking is addictive and lethal. But they tend to believe it will only enslave and kill other smokers... We value the present above the future. The best time to quit smoking is ...tomorrow
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35
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Scientists identify brain circuitry responsible for anxiety in smoking cessation

"We identified a novel circuit in the brain that becomes active during nicotine withdrawal, specifically increasing anxiety," said principal investigator Andrew Tapper, PhD , associate professor of psychiatry. "Increased anxiety is a prominent nicotine w
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 22, 2015 19:52
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