Axis I and II disorders as long-term predictors of mental distress: a six-year prospective follow-up of substance-dependent patients

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BACKGROUND A high prevalence of lifetime psychiatric disorders among help-seeking substance abusers has been clearly established. However, the long-term course of psychiatric disorders and mental distress among help-seeking substance abusers is still unclear. The aim of this research was to examine the course of mental distress using a six-year follow-up… (More)

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@article{Bakken2007AxisIA, title={Axis I and II disorders as long-term predictors of mental distress: a six-year prospective follow-up of substance-dependent patients}, author={Kjell Bakken and Anne Signe Landheim and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum}, journal={BMC Psychiatry}, year={2007}, volume={7}, pages={29 - 29} }