Substance use disorders in an Australian community survey.

@article{Teesson2002SubstanceUD,
  title={Substance use disorders in an Australian community survey.},
  author={Maree Teesson and Uta C Dietrich and Louisa Degenhardt and Michael J Lynskey and J. P. Beard},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={275-80}
}
A community survey of the common mental disorders in a geographically defined treatment service area was used to explore the socio-demographic correlates and service utilization of people with alcohol and drug use disorders living in the area. These data represent the most comprehensive data on substance use disorders in a defined geographic region in Australia. Alcohol and drug use disorders were most likely to be found in the young, with those aged 18-34 years being three times more likely to… CONTINUE READING

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