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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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