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A comparison of survey measures and biomarkers of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among nonsmokers

Secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure causes several adverse physical health outcomes… Read more

A cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with the intention to engage in tobacco treatment among inpatients in a state psychiatric hospital.

WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: People admitted to psychiatric facilities have high rates of tobacco use and hospitalizations present an opportunity for patients to have conversations… Read more

A systematic review of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and smoking behaviors: Smoking status, susceptibility, initiation, dependence, and cessation

To examine the association between secondhand tobacco smoke exposure (SHSe) and smoking behaviors (smoking status, susceptibility, initiation, dependence, and cessation)… Read more

Airborne nicotine, secondhand smoke, and precursors to adolescent smoking.

Secondhand smoke (SHS) directly increases exposure to airborne nicotine, tobacco's main psychoactive substance… Read more

Associations of tobacco use and consumption with rurality among patients with psychiatric disorders

People with psychiatric disorders (PDs) are disproportionately affected by tobacco use and its associated harms. Although several unique risk factors are known for this population, few studies have Read more

Associations of tobacco use and consumption with rurality among patients with psychiatric disorders: Does smoke-free policy matter?

People with psychiatric disorders (PDs) have high risks for tobacco use and associated health effects; however, little is known about differences in tobacco use status and consumption by urban or Read more

Behavioral and physiological responses to nicotine patch administration among nonsmokers

Despite the large amount that is known about the physical health effects of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure, little is known about the behavioral health effects… Read more

Compassion Satisfaction, Burnout, and Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Nursing Staff at an Academic Medical Center: A Cross-Sectional Analysis

Background: Although several studies have recently described compassion satisfaction (CS), burnout (BO), and secondary traumatic stress (STS) in nurses, few to date have examined these issues across Read more

Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among individuals with a history of substance use and/or psychiatric disorders participating in a tobacco treatment program in Vancouver, Canada

Individuals with substance use (SUD) and/or psychiatric disorders (PD) are disproportionately affected by tobacco use; yet, little is known about secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in these Read more

Correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among persons with severe mental illness accessing community mental health services.

To examine the correlates of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in a sample of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) accessing community mental health services… Read more

Correlates of tobacco-use and consumption among hospitalized psychiatric patients.

Using a cross-sectional analysis, we assessed correlates of tobacco use and tobacco consumption from inpatient records (N = 2,060) from a state psychiatric hospital… Read more

Factors associated with tobacco cessation attempts among inpatients in a psychiatric hospital

Several effective evidence-based tobacco treatment approaches can optimize cessation attempts; however, little is known… Read more

From twisting to settling down as a nurse in China: a qualitative study of the commitment to nursing as a career

Background The nurse workforce shortage, partially caused by high work turnover, is an important factor influencing the quality of patient care. Because previous studies concerning Chinese nurse work Read more

Gender-specific profiles of tobacco use among non-institutionalized people with serious mental illness.

In many countries, smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death. In North America, reductions in population smoking levels are stabilizing and, in recent years, those involved in tobacco Read more

Impact of a Multi-Component SBIRT Training Curriculum on a Medical Residency Program

The simplicity of the SBIRT components confirmed to be appropriate, and not requiring a specific mode of training … Read more

Implementing a state-wide SBIRT service in rural health settings: New Mexico SBIRT

SBIRT was successfully implemented throughout the state of New Mexico … Read more

Increasing Stroke Recognition and Behavioral Intent to Call Emergency Management Services in Vietnamese American Population. Journal of Nursing and Care

Serious complications of stroke, one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States can be mitigated if treated in a timely manner… Read more

Nursing Staff Attitude, Subjective Norms, Perceived Behavior Control, and Intention to Provide Tobacco Treatment in a Psychiatric Hospital

Background: Although the nursing staff is fundamental in assisting individuals with mental illnesses (MI) to stop tobacco use, they often have mixed feelings about providing tobacco treatment (TT) Read more

Outcomes of a tobacco treatment program for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness attending a community mental health team

Individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses have a greater prevalence of smoking than the general population and are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related morbidity and mortality Read more

Promoting Community Awareness of Lung Cancer Screening among Disparate Populations: Results of the cancer-Community Awareness Access Research and Education (c-CARE) Project

Lung cancer is the no. 1 cause of cancer death in the United States. Racial/ethnic minority and medically underserved populations suffer higher mortality than whites…  Read more

Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and susceptibility to smoking, perceived addiction, and psychobehavioral symptoms among college students

To examine the association of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure with susceptibility to smoking perceived addiction, and psychobehavioral effects of exposure among never- and ever-smoking college Read more

Smoking and predictors of nicotine dependence in a homeless population.

To assess prevalence rates of tobacco use and dependence in a sample of homeless individuals and to investigate trends for demographic and clinical characteristics across different levels of nicotine Read more

The effect of implementing a tobacco treatment service on adherence to evidence-based practice in an inpatient state-owned psychiatric hospital.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires reporting of specific tobacco treatment (TT) measures… Read more

The effect of long-acting injectable antipsychotic medications compared with oral antipsychotic medications among people with schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotic medications may be an important modality of reducing costs, improving symptoms, and fostering quality of life outcomes for those with schizophrenia. Our Read more

The Psychometric Properties of the Minnesota Tobacco Withdrawal Scale Among Patients with Mental Illness.

Approximately 65% of psychiatric inpatients experience moderate-to-severe nicotine withdrawal (NW), a set of symptoms appearing within 24 hr… Read more

Universal School-Based Implementation of Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment to Reduce and Prevent Alcohol, Marijuana, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use: Process and Feasibility

Adolescent in school with no school-based clinic show positive responses in terms of delaying or reducing substance use after SBIRT … Read more

Web-based Training for Primary Care Providers on Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

Physicians, physician assistants, and nurses responded positive to a simple, distance, web-based training to SBIRT … Read more