Substance-Related Disorders 45,794 articles
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Ratings of patient-provider communication among veterans: serious mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and the moderating role of trus...
Many individuals with a mental illness are not satisfied with their communication with their primary provider. The present study examined the relationship of serious mental illness (SMI), substance use disorder (SUD), and trust for the provider with provider communication. The sample...
Is kava alcohol?: The myths and the facts.
I follow by discussing kava's cultural importance to Pacific peoples, and then compare kava 'intoxication' with alcohol intoxication. The paper concludes with a discussion of the historical influences that have promoted some of the misconceptions surrounding kava. Ultimately the paper demonstrates t...
Parental and offspring assessment of driving capability under the influence of drugs or alcohol: Gender and inter-generational differences
The current study set to examine whether there are inter-generational and gender-based differences between family members self-assessing their ability to drive under normal conditions and while under the influence of either alcohol or drugs. Participants were 135 young-adults and both their parents,...
Association of medically attended traumatic brain injury and in-prison behavioral infractions: a statewide longitudinal study.
This study examined the association between medically attended traumatic brain injury (TBI) and in-prison behavioral infractions in a statewide population by comparing rate ratios of infractions in inmates with and without TBI over an 11.5-year period (16,299 males and 1,270 females). The in-prison...
[Biochemical investigation for clinical diagnosis of drug dependence].
Specific biochemical marker is not available for clinical diagnosis of drug dependence at present. However, drug abuse is accompanied by a decrease in serotonin and the derivative in cerebrospinal fluid, suggesting central serotonergic dysfunction, that is associated with cognitive deficits, alterat...
[Drug dependency and drug-related sudden death].
We often encounter an autopsy case where the individual died in association with the administration of them. Although their intoxication is mainly diagnosed on the basis of their serum concentrations, it is difficult to diagnose as their poisoning when their concentrations are less than lethal level...
Sports celebrities and public health: Diego Maradona's influence on drug use prevention.
Exposure to a sports celebrity through media and sporting events can have important influences on a public health issue associated with that celebrity. The battle against drug use by Argentinean soccer icon Diego Maradona has provoked concerns about drug abuse and prevention in Argentina, particular...
Influence of a nationwide social marketing campaign on adolescent drug use.
We examined whether awareness (recall) of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign (NYADMC) benefited youth by attenuating their drug use. Data were obtained from the National Survey of Parents and Youth (NSPY), an evaluative survey tool designed to monitor campaign progress over 4 years. A growt...
An alternative to the war on drugs.
Consensus guidelines for the selection and implantation of patients with noncancer pain for intrathecal drug delivery.