Publications

Eating Disorders and Drug Use in Adolescents

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Adicciones
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The aim of the study was to show whether there was a connection
between drug use and eating disorders, as well as to identify the type
of drugs most widely used and to ascertain whether they are used to
suppress appetite. An “ad hoc” scale was developed using the items of the Eating Disorder
Diagnostic Scale, whose aim is to detect cases at risk of certain types of

Family-Based Intervention Program for Parents of Substance-Abusing Youth and Adolescents

Published by
Journal of Addiction
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The use of drugs among adolescents/youth often results in a high degree of distress for the family members who live with them. This in turn can lead to a deterioration of mental (psychological) health, hindering any attempt to successfully cope with the situation. The goal of our research was to study the effect of the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) program on parents of adolescents/young adult drug users.

USAID Funded Drug Demand Reduction Program in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the Ferghana Valley Region of Kyrgyzstan

Published by
USAID
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The Youth Power Program aims to reduce the amount of injection drug use among Central Asian youth in order to stop a growing HIV epidemic. The goal of this program is to identify high risk youth subgroups and teach them how to make healthy and informed decisions about drug use and sexual behavior. 

World Drug Report 2019

Published by
UNODC
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The World Drug Report aims at improving the understanding of the world drug problem and contributing towards fostering greater international cooperation for countering its impact on health, governance and security.

Atención de las Urgencias en Salud Mental

Published by
Dirección Nacional de Salud Mental y Adicciones, Ministerio de Salud y Desarrollo Social, Argentina

Esta publicación forma parte de la serie “Recomendaciones para la Red Integrada de Salud Mental con base en la Comunidad”, y tiene como objetivo acercar sugerencias y recomendaciones como herramientas de trabajo que orienten a la asistencia de las personas que refieran o presenten un padecimiento mental (incluyendo consumo problemático de sustancias y/o adicciones), sin ningún tipo de menoscabo o discriminación en toda institución de salud y e

February and March Editions of the Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) Monthly Report

Published by
Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN

The Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN team have put together their latest monthly reports outlining the activity being carried out in the drug demand reduction field in Pakistan.

As well as providing details of the different institutions involved in drug use prevention work, the report highlights the challenges that the organisations face and the efforts to resolve each problem as they arose.

 

ADIKTOLOGIE Journal

Published by
SCAN, z.s.
ADIKTOLOGIE is an international journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific reports on psychoactive substance use, other behavioural addictions and related issues.

Five-Year Global Plan of Action to Combat Emerging Synthetic Drug Threats

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Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State
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To deter and disrupt production and trafficking of illicit synthetic drugs into the United States, the Department of State has developed a new strategy that will attack this new business model of illicit international drug supply chains at all points to increase the cost, risk, and difficulties associated with producing, trafficking, and misusing these drugs.

Manual para el Monitoreo y la Evaluación Científica de los Tribunales de Tratamiento de Drogas en las Américas

Published by
CICAD
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Los Tribunales de Tratamiento de Drogas (TTD) surgieron como una alternativa al encarcelamiento diseñado para abordar este problema. Los TTD enfatizan el tratamiento comunitario intensivo de consumo de sustancias y la supervisión judicial de individuos acusados por delitos relacionados con drogas.

Alcohol and Older People

Published by
The Swedish Society of Medicine, Swedish Society of Nursing and IOGT-NTO
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The Swedish Society of Medicine, the Swedish Society of Nursing and IOGT-NTO have come together to produce a report on the elderly’s increased sensitivity to the effects of alcohol which, may increase the risk of disease and accidents, even at relatively low consumption levels.