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The significant expansion of correctional populations in the last decade, coupled with the gradual erosion of community treatment infrastructure and health insurance, have brought greater attention to the needs of offenders who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Individuals with co-occurring disorders frequently cycle through acute(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the influence of medical and non-medical factors on perinatal health in an underpriviledged area, the ex-coal mines of Lens (Pas-de-Calais). POPULATION AND METHODS This prospective study concerned 1,000 women who delivered in the maternity hospital of Lens between January 5, 1993 and May 13, 1993. The(More)
Precise diagnosis of eating disorders has long been problematic. First off, although the DSM IV provides clear criteria, these are applicable to a very narrow range of disorders. Subclinical disorders, although well defined in the literature, are difficult to diagnose as no tool has been previously available. These subclinical disorders are particularly(More)
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