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Molecular Psychiatry: Link between nicotine and depression

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Nicotinic receptors mediate stress-nicotine detrimental interplay via dopamine cells’ activity New research from SGUL partner and collaborators find link between nicotine and depression. This work suggest that nicotine by itself can have important impact on mood dysregulation and should be manipulated with caution. See link http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/mp2017145a.html?foxtrotcallback=true

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Greek Odysseuses Workshop

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On 17th July 2017 SmokeFreeBrain project presented to the Greek Odysseuses team an informal group of young people, several research project outcomes on smoking cessation including the effects of smoking and nicotine on the brain, the methodological implications and early results of the SmoekeFreeBrain sleep study, the combining Biofeedback and Neurofeedback training for Smoking Cessation,…

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The case of pharmacological intervention

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Read the scientific papers here: Ioannides AA, Liu L, Poghosyan V and Kostopoulos GK (2017).Using MEG to Understand the Progression of Light Sleep and the Emergence and Functional Roles of Spindles and K-Complexes.. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 11:313. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00313 Ioannides A (2016). Sleep, memory, attention and Neurofeedback. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00016…

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The case of Public Service Announcement intervention

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Read the scientific papers here: Cartocci G, Maglione A, Modica E, Rossi D, Cherubino P and Babiloni F (2016). Against smoking public service announcements, a neurometric evaluation of effectiveness. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00096 Xefteris S, Styliadis C, Romanopoulou E and Bamidis PD (2016). Behavioral effects of smoking advertisements on adults’ affective response…

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The case of Social-Local-Mobile intervention

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Read the scientific paper here: Hors-Fraile S, Civit A, Nuñez Benjumea FJ, Carrasco Hernández L, Ortega Ruiz F and Fernandez-Luque L (2016). Coupling Neuroscience Smoking Cessation Interventions with Social Media and Mobile Devices. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00025 Read more information about the intervention here: http://smokefreebrain.eu/social-local-mobile/

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The case of neurofeedback intervention

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Read the scientific papers here: Kostopoulos GK, Liu L, Poghosyan V, Kokkinos V, Koupparis AM, Zouridis J, Liti M and Ioannides AA (2016). MEG and EEG polysomnography studies explore the role of K-Complexes and related EEG rhythms in maintaining a sound and safe sleep. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00111 Ioannides A (2016). Sleep,…

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The case of e-Cigarette intervention

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Read the scientific papers here: Marczylo T, Goldsmith N, Zhuikova E and Bailey A (2016). Of mice and Men; Neurobehavioral and toxicological effects of e-cigarettes exposure. Front. Hum. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: SAN2016 Meeting. doi: 10.3389/conf.fnhum.2016.220.00019 Read more information about the intervention here: http://smokefreebrain.eu/e-cigarette/

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World No Tobacco Day SmokeFreeBrain celebration in Bulgaria

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On 31st May 2017, in Bulgaria, several announcements about the SmokeFreeBrain project were published from the Ministry of health, Healthcare commission in the Parliament, Ministry of education and science, National health insurance fund, NGOs and Media, reaching a great mass of people. Bulgarian National radio interview: Press Release: Press Release: Press Release: Press Release: Press…

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World No Tobacco Day SmokeFreeBrain celebration in Cyprus

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AAISCS in Cyprus organised two events to promote the SmokeFreeBrain project on World No Tobacco Day. The first event was held from 9 am to 3 pm at the AAISCS premises, located in the commercial centre of Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus. The event aimed to increase the awareness of the general public for…

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On 31st of May 2017, the SFB project is celebrating World No Tobacco Day

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We are glad to announce, that on 31st of May 2017, the SFB project is celebrating World No Tobacco Day with a series of parallel Project Events. Four project partner countries, Spain, Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria are organizing special sessions dedicated to the day without tobacco. For program download in PDF, please, click here For…

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