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Measures were a substance dependence screening instrument and a questionnaire that inquired about participants' sociodemographic (for instance, age, gender, marital status, living arrangements, education, employment), psychological (for instance, history of sexual or physical victimization, social support), and disability-related (for instance, etiology, extent, and onset of visual impairment; public assistance or social insurance receipt; assistive technology and transportation use) characteristics, and substance use (for instance, alcohol, marijuana).
AA and NA are two of our most effective programs supporting long-term recovery from substance dependence.
The most comprehensive data available for substance dependence in the Free State are for alcohol dependence.
Overall, 57% of patients had a parent with a substance dependence disorder, and 57% came from single-parent households.
Our findings make an important contribution in reporting PKNOX2 as a candidate gene for substance dependence, particularly for white women in the sample," Chen said.
This review demonstrates promise in the use of HPE in the treatment of substance dependence and withdrawal, especially with regards to ethanol and nicotine.
Substance dependence is defined as a maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by the presence of at least three of seven criteria within the same 12-month period.
Substance dependence and abuse among healthcare workers have been studied and reported in the literature since the early 1970s (American Medical Association, 1973; American Nurses Association, 1984).
The 57-bed hostel helps ex-service personnel, who are struggling for reasons including substance dependence, homelessness and mental health issues find jobs and permanent accommodation.
Kendler indicated that patterns of genetic and environmental risk factors for psychoactive substance dependence were similar in men and women.
Alcohol dependence and any substance dependence significantly increases the odds of reporting a gambling problem.
Estimates of substance dependence or abuse were based on criteria specified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition.

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