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Using Neuroscience to Inform Tobacco Control Policy

Neuroscience techniques can provide more objective evidence of the impacts of policy measures, allow investigation where it is not possible to conduct behavioural manipulations and facilitate a deeper understanding of the cognitive mechanisms underlying
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 26, 2018 14:56
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The Effects of Nicotine and Tobacco use on Brain Reward Function: Interaction with Nicotine Dependence Severity

This study suggests that the effects of tobacco withdrawal on reward-related brain function interact with subjects’ level of nicotine dependence severity. These are potentially important sources of variability that could contribute to smoking cessation ou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19
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[Ohio] Two counties agencies partner on tobacco-free initiatives

As part of an Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control (CDC) Anti-Tobacco Grant, Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is partnering with Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) Board to address tobacco use in individuals wit
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[Sweden] Smoking every day can increase psychosis risk, study finds

The tobacco study has now been published in the journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica... Research has found links between psychosis and both tobacco and marijuana smoking — particularly in regard to schizophrenia-related psychosis.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:33
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Cigarette Smoking Progression among Young Adults Diagnosed with ADHD in Childhood: A 16-year Longitudinal Study of Children with and without ADHD

This study shows that ADHD-related smoking risk begins at a young age, progresses rapidly, and becomes resistant to cessation attempts by adulthood. Prevention efforts should acknowledge the speed of uptake; treatments should target the higher relapse ri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:22
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[UK] Lung cancer, premature babies – now smoking could also cause THIS

Smoking leads to a 20 to 60 per cent increased risk of hearing loss A study of more than 50,000 participants showed an increased risk of hearing loss among current smokers compared with people who had never smoked. Smoking led to an increased risk of he
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:52
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[Asia] Smoking on rise among young working women in urban India: Survey

The survey was conducted to ascertain the smoking behaviour/pattern in young working women, many of whom consider it as a ‘stress buster.’ “Growing number of young working women (mostly with high paying jobs and an active life) are indulging in social sm
Times of India
added Mar 11, 2018 21:15
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Unpacking smokers’ beliefs about addiction and nicotine: A qualitative study.

Discussions revealed heterogeneity in smokers’ beliefs as well as recognition of their own uncertainty and lack of knowledge. The current findings provide insight that smokers may not be as misinformed regarding the relative harms of nicotine and tobacco,
Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
added Mar 9, 2018 20:11
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Attention to, avoidance of and talking to others about HWLs were all positively associated with HWL disparagement. In all countries, except the US, this type of HWL disparagement was an independent predictor of subsequent cessation attempts. HWL disparage
Health Education Research
added Mar 9, 2018 20:01
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Tobacco Smoking and Brain Endogenous Opioid Release: More than Nicotine Alone

Associations between very low venous plasma nicotine levels after denic smoking and regional brain mu opioid receptor availability are a surprising “placebo” effect. Delta craving and Fagerstrom scores were correlated with BPND in several brain regions i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 8, 2018 23:08
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