Depression, anxiety, and history of substance abuse among Norwegian inmates in preventive detention: Reasons to worry?
- Research Findings. Wilde, Cathy // Advocate (American Mental Health Counselors Association);Nov2014, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p26
The article presents information on research results related to mental health services in the U.S. According to a report, reducing substance abuse has significant influence in reducing violent acts by mental illness patients. Another report states that more psychosomatic symptoms of depression...
- Failure of suicide prevention measures at Risley. Smith, Richard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/9/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6641, p89
Focuses on the factors of depression in Risley Remand Centre. Increase in subnormal and mentally ill inmates; Physical conditions in the prison; Lack of staff continuity.
- Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya. Atwoli, Lukoye; Mungla, Prisca A.; Ndung'u, Moses N.; Kinoti, Kiende C.; Ogot, Evans M. // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p34
Background: Substance use among college and university students predicts substance related problems in later life. Few studies on this phenomenon have been carried out in low income countries, and most focus on primary and secondary school students. This study therefore aimed to establish the...
- An Integrated Stress Process Theory: Viewing Intersections of Crime and Mental Illness. Greene, Todd William // Theory in Action;2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p122
Criminal and mentally ill populations have traditionally been addressed by different systems and corrective philosophies. Recent studies, however, have identified high prevalence rates of depression and substance abuse disorders among inmates. Such comorbidity presents numerous conceptual...
- Depression and substance abuse. Ramirez-Forcier, Joe // Gay & Lesbian Times;7/3/2003, Issue 810, p38
Focuses on the relationship of mental depression and substance abuse. Signs of depression; Stigma of depression; Diagnosis of depression.
- Depression and Substance Use Remission and Relapse Rates. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;9/15/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p1081
Discusses a prospective study which examined the effects of major depressive disorder on the outcome of substance dependence. Patients and methods; Remission in patients with a history of substance abuse; Implications for treatment of patients with a history of substance abuse.
- Treatment of alcohol dependence with low-dose topiramate: an open-label controlled study. Paparrigopoulos, Thomas; Tzavellas, Elias; Karaiskos, Dimitris; Kourlaba, Georgia; Liappas, Ioannis // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p41
Background: GABAergic anticonvulsants have been recommended for the treatment of alcohol dependence and the prevention of relapse. Several studies have demonstrated topiramate's efficacy in improving drinking behaviour and maintaining abstinence. The objective of the present open-label...
- Substance abuse and psychiatric co-morbidity as predictors of premature mortality in Swedish drug abusers a prospective longitudinal study 1970 - 2006. // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p122
The article discusses a study by Mats Fridell and colleagues conducted to identify predictors of increased risk of drug related death and non drug related death in substance abusers of opiates, stimulants, cannabis, sedatives/ hypnotics, hallucinogens and alcohol. The cohort analysis indicates...
- Review: pharmacological and psychological interventions decrease cannabis use in people with depressive and psychotic disorders in the short term. // Evidence Based Mental Health;Nov2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p124
The article discusses a study on whether pharmacological or psychological interventions improve cannabis use outcomes in people with depressive and psychotic disorders. Two randomised controlled trials (RCTs) reported cannabis outcomes after pharmacological interventions. Psychotherapy was...