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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Montanari, Linda and Pasinetti, Manuala and Thanki, Danica and Vicente, Julian (2013) Co-morbid substance use and mental disorders in Europe: a review of the data. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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Identifying the co-occurrence of drug use and mental health disorders in the same individuals is essential for effective treatment of their drug use problems. Reviewing the available information on psychiatric co-morbidity among drug users in European countries, the paper shows that there is a need to establish guidelines to collect comparable information across Europe.

Table of contents:
• Introduction
• Sources of information
• Prevalence and nature of co-morbidity
• Prisoners: an example of a vulnerable group
• Limitations
• Annex
• References
• Acknowledgements


Date:December 2013
Pages:12 p.
Publisher:Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Luxembourg
ISBN:978-92-9168-671-1
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Dual diagnosis (comorbidity)
VA Geographic area > Europe
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Substance related mental disorder

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