Risk of Offspring Birth Defects in Women After Bariatric Surgery —Reply

In Reply We agree with Dr Auger and colleagues that there are several effects of gastric bypass surgery that may influence the risk of birth defects, including positive effects from weight loss and improved glucose control, as well as negative effects such as nutrient deficiencies and increased risk of substance abuse.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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BACKGROUND: The burden of substance abuse amongst the youths has increased worldwide including Nepal. There is limited data on prevalence of substance abuse among the adolescents. Hence this study aims to determine the prevalence of substance abuse amongst...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Growing up in a family with one member being affected by mental health problems or substance abuse is an adverse childhood experience which can lead to socioeconomic and health-related impairments in later life. Furthermore, the risk of child maltreatment ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Many states have responded to the spread of COVID-19 by implementing policies which have led to a dramatic reduction in jail populations. We consider the benefits associated with providing the population of individuals who would, but for these policies, be incarcerated with substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. We discuss problems that may prevent this population from receiving SUD treatment as well as policies which may mitigate these problems.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate empirical evidence for school-wide trauma-informed approaches that met at least two of the three essential elements of trauma-informed systems defined by SAMSHA (2014).SAMHSA ’s concept of trauma and guidance for a trauma-informed approach. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4884. Rockville: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA14-4884.pdf) and consider commonalities in approaches, drivers of change, challenges and learnings related to implementation, sustainability and outcomes for students. A systematic review searching foremost...
Source: Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
The purpose of this study is, to introduce The Strengthening Families Program and Familias Unidas programs that is applied in USA related to the prevention of substance abuse in children and adolescents and evaluate from social work perspective and provide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Inhalant abuse is an emerging problem of the decade. Of late, it is reported that inhalants are being abused by adolescents. Some studies have help out to describe the epidemiology of volatile substance abuse in the worldwide. Many parents disregard the ha...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The objective of the study is to describe non-fatal self-harm - including suicidal behaviour (SB), suicidal ideation (SI) and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) - observed at an Italian paediatric emergency department (ED). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of the clinical records of patients admitted to ED from 2011 to 2016, who underwent child psychiatry consultation (CPc). We analyzed: rates of CPc for SB, SI and NSSI; risk factors for SB and SI in patients admitted to the hospital's Child Psychiatry Unit after a CPc; and, correlations between NSSI and SB/SI. RESULTS: The rate of CPc for SB, SI and NSSI switched from...
Source: Annali dell Istituto Superiore di Sanita - Category: General Medicine Tags: Ann Ist Super Sanita Source Type: research
The Youth Opioid Recovery Support (YORS) intervention is a novel treatment for young adults with opioid use disorder (OUD) that uses developmentally informed strategies to reduce barriers to treatment engagement. YORS strategies, such as home delivery of extended-release buprenorphine and extended-release naltrexone for OUD, are designed to increase engagement in treatment, but with the COVID-19 pandemic these strategies increase risk of virus exposure and spread to patients and staff entering homes.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Prior to COVID-19, options for parenting support while receiving substance use disorder (SUD) treatment were limited. The transition to using mobile technology for SUD treatment due to physical distancing during the pandemic may make parenting resources for people with SUDs even more limited. The rapid integration of parenting supports into telehealth and web-based treatment delivery is essential for improving long-term outcomes for families affected by substance use.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
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