Betel-quid dependence domains and syndrome associated with betel-quid ingredients among chewers: an Asian multi-country evidence.

@article{Lee2014BetelquidDD,
  title={Betel-quid dependence domains and syndrome associated with betel-quid ingredients among chewers: an Asian multi-country evidence.},
  author={Chien-Hung Lee and Shang-Lun Chiang and Albert Min-Shan Ko and C H Hua and Ming-Hsui Tsai and Saman Warnakulasuriya and Salah Osman Ibrahim and Sunarjo and Rosnah Binti Zain and Tian-you Ling and Chieh-Liang Huang and H. Richard Lane and Cheng-Chieh Lin and Ying-Chin Ko},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2014},
  volume={109 7},
  pages={1194-204}
}
AIMS Betel-quid (BQ) contains biologically psychoactive ingredients; however, data are limited concerning the symptoms and syndrome of BQ dependence among chewers. The aims of this study were to evaluate the ingredients-associated BQ dependence syndrome and country-specific chewing features and behaviour for BQ dependence among chewers from six Asian communities. DESIGN An intercountry Asian Betel-quid Consortium study. SETTING Six Asian general communities in Taiwan, Mainland China… CONTINUE READING

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