Abbreviations

From Safer nicotine wiki

Common Abbreviations

A

ACE
Adverse Childhood Experiences
ACM
aerosol collected mass
AD
Alzheimer's Disease
ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADNFLE
autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
AE
Adverse Effect
AIDS
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ANTZ
Anti Nicotine (and) Tobacco Zealots
APM
Advanced Progressive Matrices / Raven's Progressive Matrices
ASD
Autism Spectrum Disorder
ATHRA
Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association
ATTY
Atomiser / Atomization

B

BD
Behçet’s disease
BoE
biomarkers of exposure

C

CASAA
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives
CC
Combustible Cigarette
CD
Crohn's disease
CFs
commercial flavoured e-liquids
CoEHAR
Center of Excellence for the acceleration of HArm Reduction
CSC
cigarette smoke condensate

D

DT
decision time

E

EAE
Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
EC
Electronic Cigarette, E-Cigarette, E-Cig, ecig, ENDS, EVP
ENDS
Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (EC, EVP)
EVALI
e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury
EVP
Electronic Vapor Products (EC, END)

F

fMRI
Functional magnetic resonance imaging
FSL
Flinders Sensitive Line
FTND
Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence

H

HAM-D
Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
HnB
Heat not Burn (HTP)
HPHC
Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents
HTP
Heated Tobacco Product (HnB)

I

INNCO
International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations
iNOS
inducible nitric oxide synthase
IQ
Intelligence Quotient

L

LLD
Late Life Depression

M

MAPK
Mitogen-activated protein kinase
MCI
Mild Cognitive Impairment
MDD
Major Depressive Disorder
MS
Multiple sclerosis

N

nAChR
Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
NCSCT
National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training
NNAL
(4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol)
NP
Nicotine Patch (see TNP)

O

OCD
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCPD
Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder

P

PD
Parkinson's Disease
PH
Public Health


R

REM
rapid eye movement
RRP
radical retropubic prostatectomy

S

SCI
Spinal Cord Injury

T

TC
Tobacco Cigarette
TC
Tobacco Control
TD
Tourette's Disorder (See Tourette Syndrome)
THR
Tobacco Harm Reduction
TLV
Threshold Limit Values
TNP
transdermal nicotine patch
TS
Tourette's syndrome

U

UC
ulcerative colitis

V

VAPI
Vaping-associated pulmonary injury
VOC
Volatile organic compound
VLN
Very Low Nicotine (VLNC Very Low Nicotine Cigarette)

Y

YGTSS
Yale Global Tic Severity Scale

Common acronyms

  • AFK - Away From Keyboard
  • BBIAB - Be Back In A Bit
  • BBL - Be Back Later
  • BBS - Be Back Soon
  • BEG - Big Evil Grin
  • BRB - Be Right Back
  • BTW - By The Way
  • EG - Evil Grin
  • FISH - First In, Still Here
  • IDK - I Don't Know
  • IMO - In My Opinion
  • IRL - In Real Life
  • KISS - Keep It Simple, Stupid
  • LMK - Let Me Know
  • LOL - Laughing Out Loud
  • NYOB - None of Your Business
  • OFC - Of Course
  • OMG - Oh My God
  • PANS - Pretty Awesome New Stuff
  • PHAT - Pretty, Hot, And Tempting
  • POS - Parents Over Shoulder
  • ROFL - Rolling On the Floor Laughing
  • SMH - Shaking My Head
  • TTYL - Talk To You Later
  • YOLO - You Only Live Once
  • WTH - What The Heck
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