Introduction: Gambling disorder is characterized by an uncontrollable need to gamble, lack of control over gambling, prioritizing gambling over other activities, and continuing to gamble despite the negative consequences this entails. Worldwide, between .1% and 5% of people show signs of problem gambling and between .1% and 2.2% present a positive result in gambling disorder criteria.
Objective: To compare drug use for cities along the US-Mexico border.
Materials and methods: Data are from the US-Mexico Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions (UMSARC, 2011-2013), a survey of 4,796 randomly selected Mexican and of Mexican origin individuals on both sides of the border.
Background: Alcohol and other drug use is associated with poor sleep quality and quantity, but there is limited qualitative research exploring substance users’ experiences of sleep and few psychosocial sleep interventions for them.
Aim: To inform the development of psychosocial interventions to improve sleep amongst people reporting drug/alcohol problems.
Awareness of Standardised Tobacco Packaging among Adults and Young People during the Final Phase of Policy Implementation in Great Britain
Background: In May 2016, along with the latest European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), standardised packaging legislation was implemented in the UK. During the following 12-month transition period, both new and old types of packaging were allowed on the market.
The European Facility Survey Questionnaire (EFSQ) can be used for data collection in any country by those looking to investigate facilities that provide interventions for drug users.
Its aim is to collect information on facilities in respect to treatment systems, administrative characteristics, client usage, staff and quality management and core interventions.