Headlines Tagged with Mental Health/Neurology — 3,994 headlines found
Children as young as 10 are smoking cigarettes, gorging on junk food and drinking energy drinks to prepare for their exams, new research has found. A poll of more than 1,000 youngsters who took Key Stage Two SATs last year found eight had smoked before t
May 11, 2015 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:36
Varenicline successfully promoted durable smoking cessation without exacerbating depression or anxiety in a randomized, phase IV, industry -funded study of patients with stably treated major depressive disorder.
May 10, 2015 Philippine Star (ph)
added May 10, 2015 16:02
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.
May 4, 2015 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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
May 7, 2015 Medical Daily
added May 9, 2015 14:15
Our data suggest that nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette
May 9, 2015 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 9, 2015 13:17
there are ways to help you fight the temptation to resume the habit. The Smokefree.gov website recommends: * Take a break from what's making you emotional or nervous. Find something to use as a distraction, such as reading a book or playing a game.
May 8, 2015 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 8, 2015 11:59
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
May 5, 2015 The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 7, 2015 14:19
"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
Apr 30, 2015 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 4, 2015 11:35
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.
Apr 29, 2015 MedPage Today
added Apr 30, 2015 13:12
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
Apr 24, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 22:35