substance dependence disorder

substance dependence disorder

a maladaptive pattern of use of alcohol, drugs, or other substances, with tolerance and/or withdrawal symptoms, drug-seeking behavior, and lack of success in discontinuation of use, to the detriment of social, interpersonal, and occupational activities.

sub·stance de·pen·dence dis·or·der

(sŭb'stăns dĕ-pen'dĕns dis-ōr'dĕr)
A maladaptive pattern of use of alcohol, drugs, or other substances, with tolerance or withdrawal symptoms, drug-seeking behavior, and lack of success in discontinuation of use, to the detriment of social, interpersonal, and occupational activities.

substance dependence disorder

An addictive disorder of compulsive drug use. It is marked by a cluster of behavioral and physiological symptoms that indicate continual use of the substance despite significant related problems. Patients develop a tolerance for the substance and require progressively greater amounts to elicit the effects desired. In addition, patients experience physical and psychological signs and symptoms of withdrawal if the agent is not used.
See: abuse, substance; substance-induced disorder; substance-related disorder
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However, we have a lot of clinical experiences in the management of alcohol dependence, which is also an inhibitory substance dependence disorder.
5 or more partners each year increased their odds of having a substance dependence disorder by up to 17 times.
This FVOD score translated into a standardized t score of 75 (98th percentile) and is sufficiently elevated to cause the average precontemplative profile to be that of an individual classified as having a high probability of manifesting a substance dependence disorder.
Data Source: Retrospective study of 139 teenagers in residential treatment for substance dependence disorder.
In both cohorts, youth who met at least 1 substance dependence disorder were referred to treatment at a rate that exceeded 90%.
In this respect, my group retrospectively assessed 195 patients who met the DSM-IIIR criteria for substance dependence disorder and participated in an integrated treatment program with GHB in a 10-year survey.
Persons who meet substance dependence disorder criteria will continue using alcohol in spite of problems with family, friends, job, health, the law, finances, and spirituality.
Overall, 57% of patients had a parent with a substance dependence disorder, and 57% came from single-parent households.
According to the SASSI-3 manual (Miller, 1999), this instrument provide users with 98% certainty that persons whose scores are suggestive of a substance dependence disorder will meet criteria for chemical dependence as outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV; American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
For the purposes of this study, we have confidence that persons who test positive on the SASSI-3 are very likely to be diagnosable with substance dependence disorder.
Improving access to culturally competent primary care, diagnostic screening, psychotherapy, and pharmacologic treatments, and retention in care in clinical community-based pediatric and young-adult medicine settings, are urgently needed to address the adverse mental health and substance dependence disorders in this population," said Sari L.
In the Colombian population, heterotypic comorbidity was found, as well as homotypic comorbidity with other substance dependence disorders, including nicotine dependence (37).

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