mental health

Tobacco Smoking and Associated Factors Among People Living With HIV in Uganda

Citation
Noreen Dadirai Mdege, PhD, Fredrick Edward Makumbi, PhD, Ronald Ssenyonga, MSc, Frances Thirlway, PhD, Joseph K B Matovu, PhD, Elena Ratschen, PhD, Kamran Siddiqi, PhD, Kellen Nyamurungi Namusisi, MSc, Tobacco Smoking and Associated Factors Among People Living With HIV in Uganda, Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Volume 23, Issue 7, July 2021, Pages 1208–1216, https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntaa262

Rates of smoking among people living with HIV are greater than the number of people who smoke within the general population.

This article, published in the Journal of Nicotine and Tobacco, examines the smoking patterns and behaviours of people living with HIV and who are receiving care in Uganda. 

Smoking among inpatients in treatment for substance use disorders: prevalence and effect on mental health and quality of life

Citation
Lien, L., Bolstad, I. & Bramness, J.G. Smoking among inpatients in treatment for substance use disorders: prevalence and effect on mental health and quality of life. BMC Psychiatry 21, 244 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-021-03252-9
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Background:

Smoking is still prevalent among people with substance use disorders. The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of smoking among patients in treatment for substance use disorders and to analyze the effect of smoking both at baseline and follow-up on drop-out, mental health and quality of life.

SALIS / AMHL CONFERENCE

Online,

CONFERENCE

5th Annual Joint SALIS/AMHL Conference

42nd Annual SALIS Conference

April 27 – 29, 2021 (Virtual)

 

Information Professionals:

 Building Back Better in the Post Pandemic World 

 

SALIS / AMHL CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE 5th Annual Joint SALIS/AMHL Conference 42nd Annual SALIS Conference April 27 – 29, 2021 (Virtual) Information Professionals: Building Back Better in the Post Pandemic World The current pandemic has shaken up the world and revealed many cracks in our systems, including how information is valued, accessed, and used. It is a time for information professionals to reassess our work in continuing to advocate for the value of the role we play in preserving knowledge

Smoking Cessation for Improving Mental Health- Cochrane Review

Citation
Taylor, G. M., McNeill, A., Farley, A., Lindson, N., Aveyard, P., & Group, C. T. A. (2020). Smoking cessation for improving mental health. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2020(1).

People with mental health issues are more likely to smoke compared to the general population. They are also more likely to experience severe withdrawals and are less responsive to treatment. Indeed, some people believe that quitting smoking can worsen individuals mental health difficulties.

2nd Asian Public Mental Health Congress

Bali, Indonesia,

2nd Asian Public Mental Health Congress pertains to psychiatry and mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, behavioral disorders, post-traumatic, seasonal depression, persistent depressive disorder, stress management and understanding the effective diagnosis & treatment to facilitate the recovery from psychiatric disorders.