Inequality in addiction and mental disorders in 6818 suicide attempts: determine of positive contribution of determinants by decomposition method - Veisani Y, Delpisheh A, Moradi G, Hassanzadeh J, Sayehmiri K.

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Addict Behav. 2021 Aug 12;124:107084. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107084. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Previous literature finds an increase in depressive symptoms, substance use, and suicidal ideation following the COVID-19 pandemic in the US - suicides do not appear to increase. We examine whether 1) state lockdown policies in the US precede an increase in mental health symptoms; and 2) the extent to which using substances amplifies or attenuates the relation.METHODS: We specified, as our exposure variable, the timing of state-level lockdown orders. We used, as the outcome variable, the 4-item Patient Health Q...
Source: Addictive Behaviors - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representativesapproved significant funding increases for key mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) programs included in the FY 2022Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and theMilitary Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.The legislation increases funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) by $3.16 billion, an increase of nearly 50% over FY 2021, to $9.16 billion. The SAMHSA increase includes the following:An $825 million increase to the Mental Health Services Block Grant, including...
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BACKGROUND: Several studies have attempted to understand the link among drug addicts and suicidal ideation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors associated with suicidal ideation in drug addicts based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (...
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CONCLUSION: This study showed a multitude of AEs related to recreational cannabis use, including unexpected AEs and deaths. It highlights the problem of dependence and the emergence of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.PMID:34282851 | DOI:10.1111/bcp.14812
Source: Clinical Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Results identify high-specificity thresholds on the AUDIT and SDU that may have clinical utility in suicide risk assessment in veterans. Veterans with moderate-to-severe alcohol use disorder or who use non-prescription drugs may warrant further suicide risk assessment.PMID:34246987 | DOI:10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107035
Source: Addictive Behaviors - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2021 Jun 14;28(2):220-223. doi: 10.26444/aaem/118861. Epub 2020 Mar 20.ABSTRACTAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), ethyl alcohol occupies the third place among health risks for the general population, causing damage to health as well as social damage. Ethanol is also considered the greatest risk factor in injuries. Both alcohol and its main metabolite, acetaldehyde, are directly toxic to tissues and lead to several systemic pathologies. Alcohol abuse may also lead to mental health disorders. Although one-in-eight adult Poles abstains from drinking alkohol, 10-20% of adult Poles drink al...
Source: Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine : AAEM - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Source Type: research
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