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Impairment in pure and comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and major depression at 12 months in two national surveys.
- R. Kessler, R. Dupont, P. Berglund, H. Wittchen
- PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 December 1999
It is shown that a substantial amount of generalized anxiety disorder occurs independently of major depression and that the role impairment of generalizedxiety disorder is comparable to that ofmajor depression.
Characteristics and motives of college students who engage in nonmedical use of methylphenidate.
- R. Dupont, John J. Coleman, R. Bucher, B. B. Wilford
- MedicineThe American journal on addictions
- 6 May 2008
Students reported using MPH nonmedically for recreational reasons as well as to improve academic performance, and among Ritalin abusers, Intranasal use was reported more often than oral.
Economic costs of anxiety disorders.
Greater availability of effective, relatively low-cost outpatient treatment could substantially reduce the economic and social burden of these common and often crippling disorders.
Confronting Drunk Driving: Social Policy for Saving Lives
- R. Dupont
- 7 July 1993
It is argued that the most effective way to lessen alcohol-related traffic violence is to combine policies that reduce the use of alcohol in society with policies that provide swifter and more certain, but more moderate, punishments.
Nonmedical Prescription Stimulant Use Among College Students: Why We Need to Do Something and What We Need to Do
A multi-pronged strategic approach for responding to this unique problem among college students is outlined and strategies to reduce nonmedical use of prescription stimulants might have direct application to the abuse of other prescription drugs, including opiates.
Alprazolam in panic disorder and agoraphobia: results from a multicenter trial. I. Efficacy in short-term treatment.
Alprazolam was found to be effective and well tolerated in patients with agoraphobia with panic attacks and panic disorder and significantly more placebo recipients subsequently dropped out of the trial, primarily citing ineffectiveness of placebo as the reason.
Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of venlafaxine extended release and buspirone in outpatients with generalized anxiety disorder.
- J. Davidson, R. Dupont, D. Hedges, J. Haskins
- Psychology, MedicineThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
- 1 August 1999
Venlafaxine XR is an effective, safe, and well-tolerated once-daily anxiolytic agent in patients with GAD without comorbid major depressive disorder.
How are addicted physicians treated? A national survey of Physician Health Programs.
Setting the standard for recovery: Physicians' Health Programs.
Economic costs of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The direct and indirect costs of OCD, reflecting lost productivity of individuals suffering from or dying from the disorder, were estimated at $6.2 billion in 1990, 5.7% of the estimated $147.8 billion cost of all mental illness.