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.

substance use disorder

A term originating in America and referring to addiction to drugs and alcohol.
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In order to improve expertise and therapeutic approaches, the report recommends that specific indicators of psychiatric comorbidity in patients with substance use disorder should be introduced into the treatment demand indicators of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs.
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In a cross-sectional analysis, it was reported that substance use disorders associate more strongly with externalizing mental disorders or disruptive disorders such as oppositional-defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (Kessler, 2004; Hawkins, 2009).
Randomized, controlled trial of atomoxetine for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents with substance use disorder.
The literature suggests that substance use disorders are more prevalent among people with certain disabilities than among the general population (DiNitto & Webb, 2012).
FREQUENCY OF DUAL DIAGNOSIS Type of disorders Frequency Percent Valid Cumulative percent percent Substance Use Disorder 30 66.
84% (n = 9) of our dually diagnosed Substance Use Disorder and BPAD patients.
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LOS ANGELES -- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults have a higher risk of substance use disorders than do heterosexuals, but this risk is not uniform among sexual minority groups, according to data from the population-based National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
LOS ANGELES -- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults have a higher risk of substance use disorders, compared with heterosexuals, but this risk is not uniform in sexual minority groups, according to data from the population-based National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
Cases were coded as "yes" both parents had a substance use disorder or "no" both parents did not have a substance use disorder.
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