Vanessa Cantillano

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BACKGROUND In Chile, concerns mount about escalating cannabis use. Thus, it is important to have tools for early identification of at-risk users. The Cannabis Use Problems Identification Test (CUPIT) is a useful screening tool, and the aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of its Spanish version among Chilean university students. (More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS There is no generally accepted clinical or research instrument available for recording the longitudinal course of a drug-using 'career'. This paper reports on an initial examination of the properties of the Lifetime Drug Use History Questionnaire (LDUH), built around monthly mapping of drug use patterns in relation to other life(More)
We report a 37 years old woman with a severe bipolar disorder, that became pregnant during treatment with lithium. The patient and her family were informed about the 0.05-0.1% risk of cardiac malformations of the newborn, but decided to maintain her pregnancy and not to discontinue the use of lithium, fearing a relapse of her psychiatric ailment. She(More)
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Although there has been increasing research attention to the concept of addiction careers and treatment careers, there are few standardised measures for assessing illicit drug using careers. A new instrument for mapping lifetime drug use history (LDUH) was used to assess transitions in the initial stages of heroin use careers among(More)
To characterize those patients with probable adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who ask for treatment of cocaine use disorders; to estimate the prevalence of probable adult ADHD among these patients. This is a cross-sectional and multi-center study performed at outpatient resources of 12 addiction treatment centers in Spain. Participants(More)
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