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The Philippines’s war on drugs brought about an influx or people of who use drugs (PWUDs) availing of community-based drug rehabilitation services for treatment. Programs have been created to develop skills to avoid relapse and improve family relations and support throughout the recovery process. However, not all Filipino PWUDs have the immediate presence or active participation of their families.
The present issue of the Bulletin (vol. LXII, 2019), whose guest editor is Isidore Obot, professor of Psychology, University of Uyo, and Director of the Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse, Uyo, Nigeria, is focused on the topic of drugs in the Nigerian population.
COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.
Coronavirus is one of the most significant public health challenges we have faced in the past 100 years. Everyone is effected. However, the strain is particularly great for those working on the front line to detect and treat people who have come into contact with the virus.
La Revista Internacional de Investigación en Adicciones (RIIAD), editada por Centros de Integración Juvenil A.C., tiene el propósito de desarrollar una plataforma para la publicación semestral bilingüe (español e inglés) de hallazgos científicos provenientes de la investigación de temas asociados con el consumo de sustancias de abuso, conductas adictivas y trastornos relacionados, así como con el tratamiento, prevención y políticas públicas en
The Role of the Therapeutic Alliance in the Treatment of Substance Misuse: A Critical Review of the Literature
Background: In the past two decades, a number of studies investigating the role of the therapeutic alliance in drug treatment have been published and it is timely that their findings are brought together in a comprehensive review.