70%–80% of adolescents with a substance use disorder also manifest comorbid psychopathology, known also as co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis. Co-occurring disorders are the presence of one or more comorbid psychiatric disorders in addition to a substance use disorder.
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This paper provides many pieces of research in the search for the most effective treatments for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). They touch on the effectiveness of Medication-Assisted Treatment. The authors also describe the most at-risk populations of OUD and the importance of recognizing the comorbidity of other disorders.
This publication assesses various evidence-based treatments for Opioid Use Disorder and specifically highlights the effectiveness of medication-based treatment when done correctly.
This article is a review and analysis of past research that finds substantial evidence for the positive results of Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in treating Opioid Use Disorder.
Despite the high rate of traumatic events in clients with substance use disorders, trauma exposure often remains undetected in a majority of treatment-seeking clients. Improving health professionals’ knowledge and skills in the inquiry of traumatic events is therefore of utmost importance for appropriately addressing trauma-related treatment needs.
The present study analyzes the main barriers and adaptations to brief interventions that focus on addictive behavior treatments carried out in clinical settings by 756 health professionals during their adoption process in 350 Primary Attention Units in Mexico.