substance abuse disorders

sub·stance a·buse dis·or·ders

a group of mental disorders in which maladaptive behavioral and biologic changes are associated with regular use of alcohol, drugs, and related substances that affect the central nervous system and result in failure to meet significant obligations in personal and social functioning.

sub·stance a·buse dis·or·ders

(sŭb'stăns ă-byūs' dis-ōr'dĕrz)
A class of mental disorders in which behavioral and biologic changes are associated with regular use of alcohol, drugs, and related substances that affect the central nervous system and personal and social functioning.

sub·stance a·buse dis·or·ders

(sŭb'stăns ă-byūs' dis-ōr'dĕrz)
Mental disorders in which maladaptive behavioral and biologic changes are associated with regular use of alcohol, drugs, and related (usually chemical) substances that affect the central nervous system and result in failure to meet significant obligations in personal and social functioning and in physical and psychological problems.
References in periodicals archive ?
The correlation between substance abuse disorders and mental health issues continues to rise, according to the survey, as approximately 271,000 adolescents who reported having a substance abuse disorder suffered severe impairment from their major depressive episode.
Multiple problems emerge one after another following the patient's presentation with "the fagade" or "admission complaint" of substance abuse disorder Professionals working in the field of substance abuse disorders always regard them as ' 'comorbidity" rather than only as an occasional condition.
5 million Americans gain new or expanded insurance coverage for mental health and substance abuse disorders (1).
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS PROVIDE TREATMENT AND SUPPORT for people suffering from substance abuse disorders such as alcohol, tobacco and drug addiction, and addictive problems such as gambling and eating disorders.
When mood, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders were evaluated separately, a graded or dose-response relationship was found between different levels of gambling and risk, with the risks highest for those with the disorder and lowest for recreational gamblers, and the risk falling in between for the subthreshold gamblers, Dr.
Governmental organizations or/and CSO will pilot innovative recovery support interventions for persons with substance abuse disorders in two health care regions in Serbia (Novi Sad and Kragujevac).
We believe the guide is a succinct compendium of clinically useful information about substance abuse and substance abuse disorders.
They cover, among other things, alcohol, tobacco, opioids, club drugs, stimulants, inhalants, cannabis, sedatives, hallucinogens, and treatment of substance abuse disorders.
Program focuses on the provision of care to the people who suffer from mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders.
The authors wrote that much of the psychopathology associated with prenatal tobacco exposure clusters around the 'externalizing' spectrum, which includes attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder (CD), and substance abuse disorders.
Started in 1987, Valley Mental Health provides comprehensive treatment and services for people of all ages who are experiencing serious mental illness, substance abuse disorders and developmental disorders.
The risk was highest among people who had substance abuse disorders - who had a nine-fold increased risk.

Full browser ?