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This study investigated factors leading to premature discharge from the residential substance abuse treatment programme at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Two hundred and twenty-four patients, mean age 36 +/- 9.75 and age range of 16-66 years were studied The patients, 87.5% men, were admitted to the programme over the period July 1999 to… (More)
This study examined the prevalence of Axis I disorders and associated risk factors in a sample of sexual minority men and women in Jamaica, a country that is widely known for its high societal rejection of homosexuality. Poor relationships with family, negative or abusive experiences related to one's sexual orientation, and greater openness about one's… (More)
A case of Alcohol-Induced Persisting Dementia (AIPD) in a 62-year-old man is presented. His progress on treatment with the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, rivastigmine, is followed. The significant improvement observed suggests that AIPD may be a new indication for this class of drug.