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The associations between psychotic experiences and substance use and substance use disorders: findings from the World Health Organization World Mental Health surveys
Background and aims Prior research has found bidirectional associations between psychotic experiences (PEs) and selected substance use disorders. We aimed to extend this research by examining the bidirectional association ...
Use of psychoactive substances by adolescents: current panorama
(Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2013-01-01)
Adolescence is a period of vulnerability to substance use disorders (SUDs). Epidemiological studies indicate that about 23% of Brazilian adolescents use drugs, with alcohol being the most widely consumed substance. The ...
Substance use disorder comorbidity with schizophrenia in families of Mexican and Central American Ancestry
(Schizophrenia Research 120 (2010) 87–94, 2010)
Objectives:The aims of this study were to estimate the frequency and course of substances use disorders in Latino patients with schizophrenia and to ascertain risk factors associated with substance use disorders in this ...
Quality measurers of therapeutic communities for substance dependence: an international collaborative study survey in Latin America
BACKGROUND: In Latin America, substance related disorders are highly prevalent and one of the treatment strategies is the Therapeutic Communities (TCs), however, in Latin America there is scarce data about this treatment ...
Unravelling the Link Between Prenatal Stress, Dopamine and Substance Use Disorder
Substance use disorder (SUD) refers to the detrimental use of psychoactive substances and it is related to a cluster of behavioural, cognitive and physiological dysfunctions indicating that the individual continues using ...
Adolescentes con trastorno por consumo de sustancias: Una caracterización de personalidad a través de las normas chilenas del MACI
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2009)