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Global outcome of 94 drug abusers who began treatment in a Mental Health Center is studied in a six month follow-up. Drug use, medical, familial, occupational, legal and psychological status related with drug addiction are also analyzed. In the follow-up 90.4% patients were located, and the outcome was good in drug abuse, medical and familial areas.… (More)
Psychiatric disorders are studied in a 94 drug addict population using structured interviews. Beck Depression Inventory and DSM-III and CIE-9 criteria for diagnosis. Fifty five percent of drug abusers have a psychiatric disorder not related with drug abuse. Personality disorders and affective disorders are the most frequent diagnosis.