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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 ...
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 ...
Patients With Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders Treated In A Psychiatric Emergency Unit
(Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto - U.S.P., 2016)
Adolescentes con trastorno por consumo de sustancias: Una caracterización de personalidad a través de las normas chilenas del MACI
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2009)
Drug use in college students: a 13-year trend
(REVISTA DE SAUDE PUBLICASAO PAULO, 2012)
OBJECTIVE: To analyze drug use trends among college students in 1996, 2001 and 2009. METHODS: A cross-sectional epidemiological study with a multistage stratified cluster sample with 9,974 college students was conducted ...
Substance Use and Adherence Among People Living with HIV/AIDS Receiving cART in Latin America
This cross-sectional study describes substance use prevalence and its association with combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) adherence among 3343 individuals receiving care at HIV clinics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, ...
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 ...
Female sexual dysfunction in patients with sub-stance-related disorders
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2013-01-01)
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of female sexual dysfunction symptoms and the associated risk factors in a sample of patients with substance-related disorders admitted to a specialized in-patient care unit. METHODS: ...
Childhood trauma in substance use disorder and depression: An analysis by gender among a Brazilian clinical sample
Objective: In this study, we compared the frequency and intensity of childhood traumas in alcohol- or other drug-dependent patients, in patients with depression, and in a control group without psychiatric diagnoses. Methods: ...
Prefrontal cortical and striatal activity to happy and fear faces in bipolar disorder is associated with comorbid substance abuse and eating disorder
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2009)
Background: The spectrum approach was used to examine contributions of comorbid symptom dimensions of substance abuse and eating disorder to abnormal prefrontal-cortical and subcortical-striatal activity to happy and fear ...