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International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

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24.02.2020 | Original Article

Association Between Dual Diagnosis and Drug-Related Problems in Workplace in Egypt: A Case-Control Study

The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of psychiatric and personality disorders among industrial workers with substance use disorders and to investigate the association between this comorbidity and drug-related problems. A total …

24.02.2020 | Original Article

Clinical-Dynamic Features of Affective Disorders Comorbid with Alcohol Dependence

Comorbidity of affective disorders (AD) and alcohol dependence (AlD) worsens prognosis and efficiency of therapy, exacerbates non-compliance in patients, and lowers their level of social adjustment. To study the influence of AlD on …

20.02.2020 | Original Article

Efficacy of a Positive Psychological Intervention in Improving Mental Health Status Among Methadone Maintenance Treatment Users in Guangzhou, China—a Randomized Controlled Trial

Mental health problems such as depression and anxiety are highly prevalent among people who use drugs (PWUD). The positive psychological intervention (PPI) is a newly developed method which has been applied successfully in the general populations …

20.02.2020 | Original Article

Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs: Predictors of Treatment Effectiveness

Although there is extensive literature on the processes and outcomes of drug and alcohol dependence treatments, little is known about specific predictors of treatment effectiveness. The present study aims to identify the predictors of abstinence …

20.02.2020 | Original Article

A Qualitative Study of caregiver’s Perceptions and Needs Around Adolescent Substance Use and Other Risk Behaviours

Substance use among adolescents is prevalent in the Western Cape, South Africa. Caregivers may be concerned about adolescent substance use, which may have a negative impact on both parties. We conducted a qualitative study consisting of three …

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The journal provides a forum for international debate on mental health and addiction-related issues, and helps make sense of the effects of mental health and addiction on individuals and societies. It reports on current information and developments in mental health and addiction-related research, policy, phenomenology, literature, and treatment.

The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction offers broad-ranging coverage in such fields as psychology, sociology, anthropology, criminology, public health, history, law, and literature. The journal publishes feature articles, review articles, clinical notes, research notes, first-person accounts, letters to the editor, commentaries, conference reports, book reviews and abstracts.

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