Dual diagnosis in the suburbs: prevalence, need, and in-patient service use

@article{Wright2000DualDI,
  title={Dual diagnosis in the suburbs: prevalence, need, and in-patient service use},
  author={Scott Wright and Kevin Gournay and E. Glorney and Graham Thornicroft},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={35},
  pages={297-304}
}
  Background: Previous research has found comorbid severe mental illness and substance misuse (dual diagnosis) to be highly prevalent and to be associated with serious clinical and social problems, and increased service use in inner-city populations. The present study measures the prevalence of dual diagnosis, patterns of substance misuse, and associated in-patient use in a more demographically representative population in a suburban area of South London Method: We identified representative… CONTINUE READING
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