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Mark P. McGovern, Chantal Lambert-Harris, Arthur I. Alterman, Haiyi Xie, Andrea Meier
Co-occurring posttraumatic stress (PTSD) and substance use disorders provide clinical challenges to addiction treatment providers. Interventions are needed that are effective, well-tolerated by patients, and capable of being delivered by typical...
Aims Pathological gambling is currently considered an impulse control disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This paper considers the prospect of reclassifying and broadening the substance use disorders to...
C. O'Brien
As preparations for the fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) are under way, this paper focuses upon changes proposed for the substance use disorders section. It briefly outlines the history behind the...
Objectives: Certain psychiatric diagnoses, such as conduct disorder, typically predict more chronic course of substance use in adolescents. Little is known, however, regarding the extent to which an adolescent's profile of psychiatric...
Whereas the treatment outcome research literature for adolescent alcohol and other drug abuse has shown recent advances (R. J. Williams, S. Y. Chang, & Addiction Centre Adolescent Research Group, 2000), significant knowledge gaps remain. A. E....
Cathy J Reback, Leslie Amass
During January and February 2003, 20 non-treatment seeking homeless, substance-using MSM accessing community-based prevention services in West Hollywood, California were assessed to characterize demographics, addiction and psychiatric severity using...
Contents:Foreword by George F. KoobSection I. Neurobiology of Stress and Addiction.Biological Bases of the Stress Response.The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis and Addiction.Dopaminergic Reward Pathways and Effects of Stress.Endogenous Opiates,...
The purpose of this paper to provide an initial evaluation of an innovative, model community-based intervention program, the Geriatric Addictions Program (GAP), designed to assist older adults who have substance abuse and co-occurring mental health...
Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) is one of the most common co-occurring disorders in substance abusers, characterized among other things by a high propensity for criminal actions. A cohort of 125 substance abusers were followed in a...
This study compared residential addiction treatment clients meeting full DSM-III-R criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) with those reporting syndromal levels of antisocial behavior only in adulthood (AABS) on time to and severity of...
The prevalence of comorbidity of psychosis and substance abuse/addiction has been on the rise during the last 10-20 years. Meanwhile, dual diagnosis patients (DD patients) represent a large core group among patients with schizophrenia, and they are...
The World Health Organization estimates that one-third of the global adult population smokes. Because tobacco use is on the rise in developing countries, death resulting from tobacco use continues to rise. Nicotine, the main addictive component of...
Despite the fact that most researchers acknowledge the high prevalence of comorbid substance abuse among schizophrenic patients, there is no common agreement regarding the etiology of this serious public health problem. At the center of this debate...
Aims. To investigate prospective associations between psychopathology in adolescence and tobacco, alcohol and drug use in young adulthood. Design. A sample of 787 10-14-year-olds from the Dutch general population was prospectively followed-up across...