"Alcohol consumption in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: Epidemiology and opportunities for public policies” by Dr. Zila van der Meer Sanchez, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil.
Massive open online course for Brazilian healthcare providers working with substance use disorders: Curriculum design
Interpersonal and technical skills are required for the care of people living with substance use disorders. Considering the applicability and usability of online courses as continuing professional education initiatives, this study aimed to describe the content design process of an introductory-level healthcare-centered Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
Pesquisa revela poder de compra de bebidas alcoólicas por adolescentes no município de Santos, São Paulo, Brasil.
Objective: Although bullying involvement has been associated with adolescent substance use, most of this evidence comes from high-income countries. Little is known about substance use among perpetrator-victims in low- and middle-income countries. This study explores the association between types of bullying involvement and adolescent substance use in Brazil.
Objective: In 2012, a new Brazilian regulation prohibited the use of flavor additives in tobacco products. To better understand the potential impact of this regulation, this study examines how flavor descriptors on cigarette packaging influence brand perceptions among young Brazilian women.
[ABSTRACT]. Objective: To analyze trends in mortality due to diseases and conditions fully attributable to alcohol in Brazil. Methods: This was an ecological time-series study.
Contingency management (CM) has recently shown efficacy in promoting abstinence and retention in treatment among crack cocaine users in Brazil. However, partially because of unawareness and resistance among health care providers, CM has not been widely employed.
Crack emerged in the late 1980s in Brazil. This emergence was a critical moment for public health; the growing AIDS epidemic led intravenous cocaine users to migrate toward crack use to avoid the use of injection drugs.