Publications

Modern psychiatry challenges of the XXI century

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Наталія Атаманчук
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This year on November 25-27, the VIII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Psychiatry of the XXI Century: Global Impact on Modern Society and New Practices on the Ground" was held, co-organized by the Institute of Psychiatry of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Due to quarantine restrictions, the event was held online with three studios in the Congress Hotel "Pushcha".

Can it ever be safe to leave children with dependent drinkers? Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell A5

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Drug and Alcohol Findings
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CAN IT EVER BE SAFE TO LEAVE CHILDREN WITH DEPENDENT DRINKERS?

Relapse is common after treatment – so is it simply too risky to leave their children with the most severely problematic drinkers, even if they have done well in treatment? What mixtures of support and control have been tried, and how well did they work?

The Lived Experiences of Recovering Filipino Persons who Use Drugs (PWUDS) without Family Support

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The Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Use
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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.

Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol

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NHMRC

The guidelines provide health professionals, policy makers and the Australian community with evidence-based advice on the health effects of drinking alcohol.

The guidelines aim to help individuals make informed decisions about drinking alcohol.

The guidelines are also intended to form the evidence base for policy making and educational materials.

EMCDDA Technical Report on New Psychoactive Substance

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EMCDDA

The purpose of this technical report is to provide an analysis of the available information on methyl 2-{[1-(4-fluorobutyl)-1H-indole-3-carbonyl]amino}-3,3-dimethylbutanoate (commonly known as 4F-MDMB-BICA), a synthetic receptor cannabinoid agonist that has recently emerged on the drug market in Europe, in order to support the risk assessment of the substance which has been requested by the European Commission.

Moving Beyond 'People First' Language- A Glossary of Contested Terms in Substance Use

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Language is powerful in shaping view and opinions about groups of people.

By changing the way we discuss substance use issues, we can start to reverse harmful stereotypes about addiction.

Drug use is heavily stigmastised. People who use drugs, and often those around them, can internalise this stigma.

Reitox National Focal Points’ Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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EMCDDA

Reitox is the European information network on drugs and drug addiction created at the same time as the EMCDDA.

Members of the Reitox network are designated national institutions or agencies responsible for data collection and reporting on drugs and drug addiction. These institutions are called 'national focal points' or 'national drug observatories'.

"International standards of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances"

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Ольга Мишаківська
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"International standards of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances"

(hereinafter referred to as the Standards) is the result of joint work of the UNC and WHO aimed at providing support to member states in the development and establishing of effective, based on the principles of evidence-based medicine and ethical principles of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances.

Global Drug Survey COVID-19 Special Edition: Key Findings Report

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Global Drug Survey

The GDS Special Edition on COVID-19 was developed as part of a global effort to better understand the impact of the pandemic on people’s lives with a specific focus on the use of alcohol and other drugs, mental health and relationships.

Over 55,000 people took part.

The survey ran for 7 weeks in (May – June 2020).

The COVID-19 pandemic and inequalities in access to mental health services

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Revista conexiones - Asociación Argentina de Salud Mental
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on the multiplicity of aspects, many of these impacts have been on behavior and subjectivity, triggering a potential increase in demand for specialized mental health and addiction devices.

Exploring the Factors that Influence Harmful Alcohol Use Through the Refugee Journey: A Qualitative Study

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SHAAP
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This report from Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the University of Edinburgh School of Health in Social Science explores the factors influencing harmful alcohol use through the refugee journey.