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Prevalence of personality disorder in alcohol and drug services and associated comorbidity
Aims To compare the prevalence of personality disorder in alcohol and drug populations with special attention to its impact on psychopathology and service characteristics. Design Cross-sectional survey. Setting Three alcohol ...
Re-offending in forensic patients released from secure care: The role of antisocial/borderline personality disorder co-morbidity, substance dependence and severe childhood conduct disorder
Background Research suggests that a particular externalising phenotype, manifested in a developmental trajectory from severe childhood conduct disorder through early-onset substance abuse to adult antisocial/borderline ...
Use of on-site testing for illicit drugs in forensic settings
Comments on an article, On-site testing for drugs of misuse in the acute psychiatric ward by S. Ghali (2009). The paper by Ghali highlights the importance of training staff on the use of on-site urine testing kits. Although ...