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Torrens, Marta and Mestre-Pintó, Joan-Ignasi and Domingo-Salvany, Antònia (2015) Comorbidity of substance use and mental disorders in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. EMCDDA Insights Series no. 19.

This publication looks at the co-occurrence of drug use problems and mental health disorders, taking in the theoretical background of psychiatric comorbidity, the tools for clinical diagnosis and the prevalence and clinical relevance of the problem in Europe.

  • Foreword
  • Executive summary
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Comorbidity of substance use and mental disorders: theoretical background and relevance
  • Chapter 2: Assessment of psychiatric comorbidity in drug users
  • Chapter 3: Methods
  • Chapter 4: Epidemiological data on the prevalence of comorbid substance use and mental disorders in Europe
  • Chapter 5: Specific characteristics of comorbid mental and substance use disorders and clinical recommendations
  • Chapter 6: Treatment services for the comorbidity of substance use and mental disorders
  • Chapter 7: Conclusion and recommendations
  • Glossary
  • Appendix
  • References
Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Date
November 2015
Identification #
EMCDDA Insights Series no. 19
Call No
Ref. EMCDDA
Pages
100 p.
Publisher
Publications Office of the European Union
Place of Publication
Luxembourg
ISBN
ISBN 978-92-9168-834-0
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 5286 (Available), HRB 5287 (Available)

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