Head injury among drug abusers: an indicator of co-occurring problems.

@article{Walker2003HeadIA,
  title={Head injury among drug abusers: an indicator of co-occurring problems.},
  author={Robert Walker and Matthew L. Hiller and Michele Staton and Carl G. Leukefeld},
  journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={343-53}
}
Alcohol and other drug use has been associated with traumatic brain injury both as a contributing factor to the injury and as a complicating factor for rehabilitation. Brain injury is associated with an increase in mental health and other problems that may be related to drug and alcohol abuse and that may influence recovery. This study examined self-reports of 661 drug-abusing inmates with self-reported head injury, health problems and mental health problems. Three groups were examined for this… CONTINUE READING