Surgeon General Says ‘Shocking’ Portion of People Aren’t Told to Stop Smoking

In a new report, he cited a number of helpful smoking cessation methods but said that e-cigarettes haven ’t yet been proven to be an effective method.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Smoking and Tobacco E-Cigarettes Addiction (Psychology) Nicotine United States Politics and Government Surgeon General (US) American Lung Assn Public Health Service (US) Adams, Jerome M (1974- ) your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

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This study was conducted to evaluate the internet addiction and fear of missing out (FoMO) among nursing students.Design and MethodsThis descriptive study was conducted with 511 nursing students who consent to participate.ResultsIt was found that 3.8% (14 students) of the students participating in the research were “pathological internet users.” There was a positive correlation between internet addiction and FoMO (r = .332;P = .000).Practice ImplicationsThe finding that addiction increases with the increase in the use of social media show us that the excessive use of social media is ...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Pharmacology Biochemistry and BehaviorAuthor(s): Jeffrey W. Grimm, Frances SauterAbstractEnvironmental enrichment (EE) for rodents is generally defined as providing subjects with an environment enhanced with access to conspecifics, novel and tactile stimuli, and in many preparations, more space. EE exposure, in particular as an “intervention” in adult rodents, decreases food and drug seeking and taking. This review focuses on the reduction of sucrose seeking and taking in rats assessed in operant-based procedures. The operant-based model provides a mean...
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In this study, we designed a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to test the feasibility and efficacy of the PPI in improving mental health status of PWUD attending methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). A total of 140 MMT users were randomly allocated into the intervention group (n = 70) which carried on the intervention (documenting “Three Good Things” every day for 2 weeks) and the control group (n = 70) which received booklets about mental health. Baseline, 2-week, 1-month, and 3-month follow-up interviews were conducted. Generalized estimating equations for repeated measureme...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
Condition:   Addiction, Opioid Intervention:   Behavioral: TCU Opioid-Treatment Linkage Model (O-TLM) Sponsors:   Texas Christian University;   University of New Mexico;   Loyola University Not yet recruiting
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While working as a family therapist with kinship families, also known as grandparents raising their grandchildren, I came across families who were struggling with the ability to rebuild broken trust. Raising your grandchild (or another relative) brings with it attachment challenges you may not have faced when you raised your biological children. By “attachment” I am referring to the safety and comfort that develops, over time between a child and caregiver. For example, the bond between you and your children probably grew organically, beginning in utero, and continued to develop from the first day of their life...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Addictions Aging Caregivers Children and Teens Family Grief and Loss Parenting Substance Abuse Adverse Childhood Experience Attachment Bonding Child Development Grandfamily Grandparents grieving kinship family Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: International Journal of PsychophysiologyAuthor(s): Hui Zhang, Yun Luo, Yufan Lan, Kiara BarrowAbstractThe aim of this study is to examine the association of the combined indices of respiratory sinus arrhythmia at rest (basal RSA) and in response to a mental arithmetic task (RSA reactivity) to internet addiction. Participants included 99 young adults (61 men and 38 women) who reported on their levels of internet addiction. The results indicated that RSA reactivity moderated the association between basal RSA and self-reported internet addiction. This showcased that ...
Source: International Journal of Psychophysiology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
A small but effective team that is addressing the root causes of addiction at San Francisco ’s safety net hospital just got a $3 million donation from Kaiser Permanente.  Started one year ago with $900,0000 from Medicaid, the Addiction Care Team— comprised of just a half-time physician, full time patient navigator and a part time addiction fellow — coordinates care for patients at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital who have a substance use disorder, the medical term for people who have…
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Number of higher training posts in England has fallen by 58% since 2011; some regions now don ’t have a single trainee Related items fromOnMedica Child mental health linked to families who struggle Mind reveals huge variation in STPs ’ mental health spend Health-focused line on drugs misuse would save lives and money Experts urge radical action on mental health crises Doctors urge government to act on rising alcohol impact
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ConclusionFor the first time, we could show that a larger oxytocin-induced attenuation of amygdala response to fearful faces is associated with lower subjective craving for alcohol and percentage of heavy drinking days in social drinkers. Modulation of amygdala activation, induced by emotional stimuli, might represent a neurobiological substrate of oxytocin ’s protective effects on drug seeking behavior.
Source: European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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