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Cerebellar gray matter reductions associate with decreased functional connectivity in nicotine-dependent individuals

we investigated the structural and functional alterations in the cerebellum in a large sample of smokers using the spatially unbiased infratentorial template (SUIT).
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 28, 2017 01:07
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking and secondhand smoke exposure and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Former and current smoking, 3.0 or more pack-years of smoking, and current SHS exposure at home may be positively associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:16
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Acculturation, Depression, and Smoking Cessation: a trajectory pattern recognition approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

A culturally adaptive intervention should target Korean American smokers with a high level of depression and a low level of biculturalism to assist in their smoking cessation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:14
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[France] Smoking may increase sensitivity to social stress: Study

Researchers found that exposure to nicotine, rather than withdrawal from it, which is commonly seen as anxiety-inducing in smokers, produced a stressing effect on lab mice, reports Efe news. “(The experiments) suggest that nicotine could enhance the effec
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:27
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[UK] How one mental health Trust in Leicestershire is using e-cigarettes as a tool to go smokefree

As part of their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their patients and staff, the Trust started working towards going smokefree in April 2015. A core part of their service is caring for people with mental health problems, a group who are much more
Gov.uk Blogs (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:26
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ARCHIVE: Citation Bias in Reported Smoking Prevalence in People with Schizophrenia

Studies reporting very high prevalence of smoking among people with schizophrenia are cited more often than those studies reporting a low prevalence, a result consistent with citation bias. This citation bias probably contributes to the misinformation ava
Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07
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Perceived nicotine content of reduced nicotine content cigarettes is a correlate of perceived health risks

Although the perception of reduced nicotine is associated with a reduction in perceived harm, it may not attenuate the anticipated beneficial effects on smoking behaviour. These findings have implications for potential product standards targeting nicotine
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:30
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[Australia] Psychiatrists want e-cigarettes ban lifted, saying patients are dying early

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) said the mentally ill were more likely to smoke and be heavy smokers, cutting their life expectancy by 20 years compared to the general population. "E-cigarettes ... provide a safer way t
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:40
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Nicotine-Induced Neuroprotection against Cognitive Dysfunction after Partial Hepatectomy Involves Activation of BDNF/TrkB Signaling Pathway and Inhibition of NF-κB Signaling Pathway in Aged Rats

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects and possible mechanisms of nicotine pre-treatment on postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD)...results showed that nicotine-induced neuroprotection against POCD may involve activation of th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 20, 2017 19:30
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Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

However, not all the heart association's recommendations carried the same weight. Smoking had a stronger association with smaller brain volume than the other lifestyle factors, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:36
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