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Driving among drug users: Are we doing enough? A chart review of assessment of driving and related issues in drug misusers
Aim: Driving among drug users is a major health concern. Professionals working in substance misuse service have a duty of care to manage the risks involved. We analysed the practice of multidisciplinary team in drug treatment ...
Reasons for substance use in dual diagnosis bipolar disorder and substance use disorders: A qualitative study
Background: Few systematic studies have examined the reasons why patients with bipolar disorder and substance use disorders misuse alcohol and drugs of abuse. Such reasons may depend heavily on context so qualitative ...
Substance use by the mentally disordered committing serious offences - A high-security hospital study
In recent years there has been increasing interest in the link between mental disorder, violent behaviour/offending and substance misuse. However, because of the low prevalence of serious offending, most studies to date ...
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 ...
Are patients with a history of illicit drug use perceived to be 'drug-seeking' when they request pro re nata medication and does this impact on its administration?
Background: Providing optimal treatment is pivotal to improved health and justice outcomes for patients with dual diagnosis. Unfortunately, the available evidence suggests that these patients may be unduly prejudiced during ...