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INTRODUCTION Although substance abuse is an important clinical problem in schizophrenic patients, very little evidence explains why these patients use drugs and alcohol. This study therefore aimed to examine whether premorbid personality disorders affect substance abuse. METHODS The sample included 40 male schizophrenic patients with and 40 male(More)
Aim: Alcohol abuse and dependence is an important public health concern in most countries. It is also a big problem among the hospitalized patients. Method: This study was undertaken to determine the number of the patients with alcohol related problems in a general hospital sample, to compare the prevalence rate among clinics, to determine the sensitivity(More)
Objective To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the combination treatment of ECT and venlafaxine among treatment-resistant depressive patients. Methods We reviewed 21 depressive patients who were treated with a combination of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and venlafaxine. The indication of the ECT-venlafaxine treatment was inadequate response to at least(More)
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