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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.

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
Date:November 2015
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
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Accession Number:HRB 5286 (Available), HRB 5287 (Available)
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Dual diagnosis (comorbidity)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
VA Geographic area > Europe

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