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[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
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[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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[UK] Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, their analysis of 61 separate studies suggests nicotine in cigarette smoke may be altering the brain. Experts said it was a "pretty strong case" but needed more research. Smoking has long been associated with psychosis
BBC Online
added Jul 10, 2015 11:19
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[UK] Smoking tobacco might increase risk of schizophrenia, say researchers

But 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 researchers found that daily smokers had an increased risk of psychosis. M
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:18
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[UK] Smoking may trigger schizophrenia, scientists warn

They found that 57 per cent of people treated for a first episode of psychosis were smokers. Psychotic patients were three times more likely to consume tobacco than individuals without severe mental illness. The study also showed that daily smokers becam
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:17
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[UK] Smoking could help trigger schizophrenia, study suggests

The King's College London study indicates tobacco could triple the chances of developing psychosis. Though a link had previously identified between smokers and psychosis, it has previously been put down to non-causal factors - such as sufferers self-med
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:16
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New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests causal link

"While it's always hard to determine the direction of causality, our findings indicate that smoking should be taken seriously as a possible risk factor for developing psychosis," James MacCabe, a psychosis expert who co-led the research at King's College
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2015 09:58
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[UK] ALDERSON/LAWRIE: Does cigarette smoking cause psychosis?

To say that smoking causes psychosis would be premature, but the time might not be too much longer before cigarette smoking is recognised as a risk factor for psychosis as well as anxiety and depression.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:15
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[UK] Does tobacco use cause psychosis? Systematic review and meta-analysis

Daily tobacco use is associated with increased risk of psychosis and an earlier age at onset of psychotic illness. The possibility of a causal link between tobacco use and psychosis merits further examination.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:10
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[UK] Does tobacco use cause psychosis? Systematic review and meta-analysis

Interpretation Daily tobacco use is associated with increased risk of psychosis and an earlier age at onset of psychotic illness. The possibility of a causal link between tobacco use and psychosis merits further examination.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:48
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