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Global epidemiology of injecting drug use and HIV among people who inject drugs: a systematic review
Global epidemiology of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in people who inject drugs: results of systematic reviews
Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
- R. Kessler, S. Aguilar-Gaxiola, K. Koenen
- Psychology, MedicineEuropean Journal of Psychotraumatology
- 31 July 2017
Although a substantial minority of PTSD cases remits within months after onset, mean symptom duration is considerably longer than previously recognized and differential across trauma types with respect to PTSD risk.
Global prevalence of injecting drug use and sociodemographic characteristics and prevalence of HIV, HBV, and HCV in people who inject drugs: a multistage systematic review
Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis, and Cocaine Use: Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys
Background Alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use cause considerable morbidity and mortality, but good cross-national epidemiological data are limited. This paper describes such data from the first…
Posttraumatic stress disorder in the World Mental Health Surveys
PTSD is prevalent cross-nationally, with half of all global cases being persistent and only half of those with severe PTSD report receiving any treatment and only a minority receive specialty mental health care.
HIV prevention, treatment, and care services for people who inject drugs: a systematic review of global, regional, and national coverage
Mortality among clients of a state-wide opioid pharmacotherapy program over 20 years: risk factors and lives saved.
A descriptive epidemiology of substance use and substance use disorders in Nigeria during the early 21st century.
Mortality among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
- Bradley M. Mathers, L. Degenhardt, C. Bucello, James Lemon, L. Wiessing, M. Hickman
- Medicine, Political ScienceBulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 February 2013
Any comprehensive approach to improving health outcomes in this group must include efforts to reduce HIV infection as well as other causes of death, particularly drug overdose, according to the authors.