Substance abuse among the chronic mentally ill.

@article{Drake1989SubstanceAA,
  title={Substance abuse among the chronic mentally ill.},
  author={R. Drake and M. Wallach},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  year={1989},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={
          1041-6
        }
}
Substance abuse was examined in a group of 187 chronic mentally ill patients living in the community. According to ratings by aftercare clinicians, approximately onethird of the sample abused alcohol, street drugs, or both during the six months before evaluation. Patients who were dually diagnosed with substance abuse and mental illness differed from those with mental illness alone in several respects: they were younger and more often male; were less able to manage their lives in the community… Expand
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