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Reduced thalamus volume may reflect nicotine severity in young male smokers

Nicotine dependence severity and cumulative effect was assessed with Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) .... Relative to nonsmokers, the young smokers showed reduced volume of bilateral thalamus. In addition, the left thalamus volume was corr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20

[Australia] Do neurobiological understandings of smoking influence quitting self-efficacy or treatment intentions?

A neurobiological view of smoking does not dominate public understandings of smoking in Australia. Endorsement of neurobiological explanations of smoking were associated with increased intention to use cessation aids, but were not associated with reduced
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38

Smoking Ban Appeared to Cut Violence in British Mental Hospitals

A 39% decline in the number of physical assaults per month was reported at the four hospitals after the indoor and outdoor smoke-free policy was put in place, reported Debbie Robson, RMN, PhD, of King's College London, and colleagues in in Lancet Psychia
MedPage Today
added Jun 20, 2017 20:02
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Effect of prenatal exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke on learning and memory of adult offspring rats

results showed that in utero exposure to waterpipe tobacco smoke was associated with impaired memory and decreased brain derived neurotrophic factor in hippocampus of adult male offspring rats.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2017 18:13
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[Georgia] National Behavioral Health Summit for Tobacco-Free Recovery

(ACS) and the (SCLC) hosted an historic multi-sectorial summit at the ACS Atlanta headquarters on October 13-14, 2016...established a goal to reduce smoking prevalence in the United States among persons with behavioral health issues from 34% in 2015 to 30
Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (UCSF)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46

Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45

Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56

[Sweden] An investigation on the use of snus and its association with respiratory and sleep-related symptoms: a cross-sectional population study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Snus use was associated with a higher prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms and snoring. Healthcare professionals should be aware of these possible adverse effects of snus use.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 16:25

[Sweden] Snus linked to asthma and sleep problems

snus users were over 50 percent more likely than non-users to have asthma. In addition, snus users were 37 to 59 percent more likely to snore and have trouble falling asleep, the study found.
added Jun 15, 2017 16:02

[UK] Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

New King’s College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
King's College London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:08
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