tobacco use

Substance Use Disorders among Veterans

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Boden, Matthew Tyler, and Katherine J. Hoggatt. "Substance use disorders among veterans in a nationally representative sample: prevalence and associated functioning and treatment utilization." Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs 79, no. 6 (2018): 853-861.
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Individuals may use substances as a coping strategy for dealing with the stress and trauma they have experienced.
Individuals may use substances as a coping strategy for dealing with the stress and trauma they have experienced.

The temporary disability attributable to tobacco use among workers 35-64 years

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Albertí Casas C, Valverde Trillo A, Suelves Joanxich JM, Domingo Ferrer L, Saltó Cerezuela E, Cabezas Peña C. La incapacidad temporal atribuible al consumo de tabaco en trabajadores de 35-64 años. Cataluña, 2007-2016.Rev Esp Salud Pública.2018;92:3 de agosto e201808043. RESUMEN
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Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to Assess Factors that May Influence Implementation of Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in the Viet Nam Public Health Care Delivery System

Citation
VanDevanter et al. (2017). Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to assess factors that may influence implementation of tobacco use treatment guidelines in the Viet Nam public health care delivery system. Implementation Science 12:27 DOI 10.1186/s13012-017-0558-z
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Abstract

Background

Services to treat tobacco dependence are not readily available to smokers in low-middle income countries (LMICs) where smoking prevalence remains high. We are conducting a cluster randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of two strategies for implementing tobacco use treatment guidelines in 26 community health centers (CHCs) in Viet Nam.

National Prevention Week 2018

National Prevention week led by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) will take place from 13-19th May 2018. Each day focus will fall on a different topic - starting off with the theme of "Promotion of Mental Health and Wellness" on Monday. Themes for the rest of the week are: Prevention of Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse on Tuesday; Prevention of Prescription and Opioid Drug Misuse on Wednesday; Prevention of Illicit Drug Use

Demand for Cigarettes and Tax Increases in El Salvador

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Ramos-Carbajales A, González-Rozada M, Vallarino H. La demanda de cigarrillos y el aumento de impuestos en El Salvador. Rev Panam de Salud Publica. 2016;40(4):237–42
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Objective: Analyze short- and long-term elasticities of demand for cigarettes in El Salvador as a tool for supporting recommendations on tax increases to reduce prevalence and consumption through price increases.

Price Elasticity of Demand for Cigarettes and Alcohol in Ecuador

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Chávez R. Elasticidad precio de la demanda de cigarrillos y alcohol en Ecuador con datos de hogares. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016;40(4):222–8. http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/31303
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ABSTRACT

Objective: Estimate price elasticity of demand for cigarettes and alcohol in Ecuador using cross-sectional data from the National Survey of Urban and Rural Household Income and Expenditures (ENIGHUR, Spanish acronym) 2011-2012.

Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco

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Million Hearts

'Million Hearts' is an initiative launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by promoting evidence-based intervention through communities, health systems, non-profit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector partners.

One of the key contributors to stroke and heart attack endemic is the high rates of smoking amongst U.S. adults.