Psychiatric disorders in individuals with methamphetamine dependence: prevalence and risk factors

  title={Psychiatric disorders in individuals with methamphetamine dependence: prevalence and risk factors},
  author={Taiwo O Akindipe and D. Wilson and D. Stein},
  journal={Metabolic Brain Disease},
  • Taiwo O Akindipe, D. Wilson, D. Stein
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Metabolic Brain Disease
  • Methamphetamine dependence may be associated with a range of psychiatric disorders. However, relatively few studies have systematically examined these disorders and possible risk factors. This study used a structured diagnostic interview to assess the prevalence and pattern of co-morbid psychiatric disorders in individuals with methamphetamine dependence; and identified risk factors for this comorbidity. One hundred adult volunteers with a diagnosis of methamphetamine dependence and without co… CONTINUE READING
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