Lilian Ribeiro Caldas Ratto

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OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of substance misuse among people with severe mental illness in a large urban centre of a developing country, and to investigate which are the individual characteristics associated with such comorbidity. METHOD A cross-sectional study was carried out in São Paulo, Brazil, with all mental(More)
Recently, several studies have focused on comorbity psychiatric disorders with alcohol and other substance dependence. The Brazilian Association of Studies on Alcohol and Other Drugs proposed the Brazilian Guidelines project. This study review diagnostic and therapeutic criteria to the most prevalent psychiatric comorbidities. Randomized clinical trials,(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the prevalence of cigarette smoking in individuals with severe mental illnesses in a large urban centre of a middle income country. METHODS Cross-sectional study carried out in São Paulo. The sample (N=192) comprised individuals diagnosed with severe mental illnesses who had contact with public psychiatric care services from September(More)
Alcohol related disorders often coexist with other psychiatric disorders and its incidence is increasing in last decades. Studies show that patients with comorbidity, specially those with severe psychiatric disorders, have higher rates of suicide, relapse, money spent in treatment, homeless and they use more medical service. Their evaluation must be(More)
Introdução: A integridade anatômica e fisiológica do sistema neurológico, constitui um importante pré-requisito para o desenvolvimento e para a manutenção da comunicação e consequentemente, da socialização do ser humano (3) estando a impulsividade associada a diversos transtornos psiquiátricos finalidade de: 1) avaliar a memória auditiva para palavras e(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the social adjustment of individuals with severe mental illness living in the community in a large urban center of a developing country, and the characteristics associated with poor social functioning. METHOD A cross-sectional study was performed in the city of Sao Paulo. Eligible subjects were residents of a defined geographic(More)
In recent years, several studies have been focused on the comorbidity of psychiatric disorders with alcohol and other substance dependence. In this context, the Brazilian Association of Studies on Alcohol and Other Drugs initiated a project to establish Brazilian Guidelines. The aim of this study was to review diagnostic and therapeutic criteria for the(More)
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