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Background As problem substance use has a relative low prevalence and is often socially stigmatised, it is rather difficult to study health care trajectories and medication consumption among substance users. In Belgium, the Treatment Demand Indicator register (TDI) is a major information source for drug epidemiology. However, it should be considered as an(More)
BACKGROUND Registration of patients with substance use disorders is of key importance to get insights and to study trends in patients characteristics and substance use patterns. The Treatment Demand Indicator (TDI) is gathering this information at European level since 2000. In Belgium, this registration started at national level in 2011 and an increasing(More)
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