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Yet Another Reason Why It's Hard to Stop Smoking

"When people attempt to quit smoking, what they are really doing is attempting to bury part of their old identity and reconfigure a new one," said lead researcher Caitlin Notley, from the University of East Anglia in England. "That can be hard. Particul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 12, 2018 15:05
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[Australia] Cigarette packaging to be reviewed after shock study

NEW warnings could be added to cigarette packets after an Australian study found that people remain unaware of all the risks associated with smoking.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:30
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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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[Ohio] VIDEO: Smokers feel they lose their identity when they quit smoking, study says

“Of course we know that smoking is physically addictive, and there has been research about the psychological side of it -- but this assumes that people are unable to resist physical urges, or are vulnerable to social cues,” Dr. Caitlin Notley, lead resea
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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Ex-smokers often relapse to recapture their lost social identity

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss'.
News-Medical.net
added Jul 6, 2018 14:11
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Redefining smoking relapse as recovered social identity – secondary qualitative analysis of relapse narratives

onal reactions to relapse, such as pleasure, but also guilt and shame, support this assertion by demonstrating the ambivalence of re-engaging in a behaviour that is situated and rational in terms of individual identity formation, yet ostracised and stigma
University of East Anglia (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 17:07
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Ex-smokers crave lost identity, study shows w/Photo

New findings published today in the Journal of Substance Use suggest that smokers who have quit often relapse because they want to recapture a sense of lost social identity. And that many ex-smokers experience quitting as a 'loss." As well as being phy
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:48
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Paints, Solvents Tied to Big Rise in MS Risk for Some Smokers

A triple whammy of genetics, smoking, and exposure to paints and solvents at work puts a person at extremely high risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Swedish researchers report. On its own, any one factor elevates the risk for the central nervous syst
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 4, 2018 05:01
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