Crack cocaine - A two-year follow-up of treated patients

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dc.contributor.author Laranjeira, R.
dc.contributor.author Rassi, R.
dc.contributor.author Dunn, J.
dc.contributor.author Fernandes, M.
dc.contributor.author Mitsuhiro, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-24T12:31:16Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-24T12:31:16Z
dc.date.issued 2001-01-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J069v20n01_05
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Addictive Diseases. Binghamton: Haworth Press Inc, v. 20, n. 1, p. 43-48, 2001.
dc.identifier.issn 1055-0887
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26465
dc.description.abstract Objectives: To investigate the 2-year outcome of the first 131 crack cocaine users who had been admitted for a period of inpatient treatment.Design: Follow-up study of consecutive patients admitted between 1992 and 1994.Setting: Inpatient detoxification unit of a public general hospital in São Paulo City, Brazil.Participants: 131 consecutive crack cocaine users.Measures: Reported crack use during last 12 months, incarceration and death.Findings: After 2 years, 50 patients reported crack use in the last 12 months, 29 said that they had not used it during this period, 9 were in prison, 13 had died, 2 had disappeared and no information was available on 28.Conclusions: Crack cocaine use seems to be associated with a high mortality rate and criminal involvement but about one-third of patients give up using the drug within 2 years of inpatient treatment. en
dc.format.extent 43-48
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Haworth Press Inc
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Addictive Diseases
dc.rights Acesso restrito
dc.subject crack cocaine en
dc.subject follow up en
dc.subject Brazil en
dc.subject mortality en
dc.title Crack cocaine - A two-year follow-up of treated patients en
dc.type Artigo
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.description.affiliation UNIFESP, Escola Paulista Med, Dept Psiquiatria, UNIAD,Unidade Pesquisas Alcool & Outras Drogas, BR-04038000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp UNIFESP, Escola Paulista Med, Dept Psiquiatria, UNIAD,Unidade Pesquisas Alcool & Outras Drogas, BR-04038000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
dc.identifier.doi 10.1300/J069v20n01_05
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000167867700005



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