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Chemistry, Metabolism, and Toxicology of Cannabis: Clinical Implications
Cannabis is one of the most widely abused substances throughout the world. The primary psychoactive constituent of cannabis, delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (▵9_THC), produces a myriad ofExpand
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Substance use and addiction research in India
Substance use patterns are notorious for their ability to change over time. Both licit and illicit substance use cause serious public health problems and evidence for the same is now available in ourExpand
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Treatment of dual diagnosis disorders
Purpose of review Treatment of dual diagnosis [co-occurrence of a substance use disorder (SUD) in patients with mental illness] poses several challenges for mental health professionals. This articleExpand
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A randomized, double-blind comparison of lorazepam and chlordiazepoxide in patients with uncomplicated alcohol withdrawal.
OBJECTIVE For important reasons, lorazepam (Ativan) and chlordiazepoxide (Librium) are both popular treatments for alcohol-withdrawal syndrome. Nevertheless, there is little literature directlyExpand
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Tobacco cessation services in India: recent developments and the need for expansion.
Tobacco use is a major cause of preventable death and disease in India. Unfortunately, very few people in India quit tobacco use. Lack of awareness of harm, ingrained cultural attitudes, and lack ofExpand
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Substance use disorders among treatment naïve first-episode psychosis patients.
OBJECTIVES To examine the prevalence of substance use among treatment naïve patients with first episode psychosis presenting to a psychiatry outpatient clinic in India. METHODS The study sampleExpand
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Religious/Spiritual Characteristics of Indian and Indonesian Physicians and Their Acceptance of Spirituality in Health care: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Religious/spiritual (r/s) characteristics of physicians influence their attitude toward integrative medicine and spiritual care. Indonesia physicians collaborate with traditional, complementary, andExpand
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Climate change and mental health
An improved refueling system is provided for faster and safer pit stop refueling of a race car during a race, wherein the system is particularly designed for faster gravity drain flow to fuel from aExpand
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Family member involvement in relapse prevention improves alcohol dependence outcomes: a prospective study at an addiction treatment facility in India.
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to test if outcomes would be different when family members of alcohol-dependent individuals were included in intervention and to examine the factors associatedExpand
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Culture and alcohol use in India
Both the use of alcohol and its proscription are known in ancient as well as in contemporary India. From early times, consumption was strongly influenced by social caste and class, and many religionsExpand
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