substance use disorder


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substance use disorder

n.
A disorder involving problematic use of a drug, alcohol, or another substance, characterized by symptoms such as excessive use of the substance, difficulty limiting its use, craving, impaired social and interpersonal functioning, a need for increased amounts of the substance to achieve the same effects, and withdrawal symptoms upon discontinuance.
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In any case, the presence of a substance use disorder indicates poorer social adjustment and poorer treatment outcomes in bipolar patients.
During the study period, 110 patients with substance use disorder were admitted to the clinic.
Pregabalin should be carefully used in patients with a history of substance use disorders.
Hawkins (2009) reported that the median age of mental illness onset was age 11, while the onset of substance use disorder developed between 5 and 10 years later.
When at-risk or hazardous substance use is detected there are effective psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions that can be used to treat adolescent substance use disorder alone and in combination with certain psychiatric disorders.
Inclusion of the other variables was based on previous studies of substance use disorder risk factors.
Specific objectives included: (i) assessing the frequency and nature of previous and current comorbid substance use disorders and comorbid psychiatric illness, including mood, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders and antisocial personality disorder; and (ii) assessing the correlates of current psychiatric comorbidities in terms of demographic data (age, gender and level of education) and substance use history (amount of heroin used per day, intravenous drug use, number of previous rehabilitation attempts, longest period abstinent from heroin and use of other drugs).
3%) has at least once the Axis I and II Psychiatric Disorder, on top of the Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder, thus 83% has two or more Disorders.
Total of 561 substance use disorder patients diagnosed with the help of DSM-IV based MINI Plus were screened for a comorbid diagnosis of MINI Plus (8) out of these 561, 351 patients had an associated psychiatric disorder.
The purpose of this article is to (a) provide an overview of the DSM-IV-TR substance abuse and substance dependence disorders, (b) present information about the proposed DSM-5 substance use disorder, and (c) review implications and potential consequences of the new disorder.
For example, women who reported exclusive same-sex sexual behavior had a past-year prevalence of substance use disorder of 9.
However, "risk was not uniform across dimensions of sexual minority women and men," he emphasized For example, women who reported exclusive same-sex sexual behavior had a past-year prevalence of substance use disorder of 9.
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