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    • Atividades extra-curriculares e prevenção ao abuso de drogas: uma questão polêmica 

      Carvalho, Vera Aparecida [UNIFESP]; Carlini, Beatriz Helena [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, 1992-06-01)
      Data obtained from 16,117 high school students in fifteen Brazilian cities, relating to participation in a number of extracurricular activities and consumption of drugs and alcohol, are described. In the great majority of ...

    • Desenvolvimento de entrevista estruturada para avaliar consumo de cocaína e comportamentos de risco 

      Dunn, John [UNIFESP]; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2000-03-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To create a culturally-adjusted structured interview protocol in Portuguese to evaluate the drug history and HIV risk behaviors of cocaine users in Brazil. METHOD: A review of the literature provided a hidden ...


      Moura, Helena Ferreira; Faller, Sibele; Benzano, Daniela; Szobot, Claudia; von Diemen, Lisia; Stolf, Anderson Ravy; Souza-Formigoni, Maria Lucia [UNIFESP]; Cruz, Marcelo Santos; Brasiliano, Silvia; Pechansky, Flavio; Paim Kessler, Felix Henrique (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2013-07-01)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychiatric comorbidities and different areas of life functioning in substance abusers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms. A cross-sectional, multi-center study ...

    • Intervenções breves para problemas relacionados ao álcool 

      Marques, Ana Cecília Petta Roselli [UNIFESP]; Furtado, Erikson Felipe (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2004-05-01)
      This article presents the concepts and basic premises that are necessary for a better understanding of the Brief Interventions (BIs), with a literature review of its effectiveness and a discussion about BIs in Brazil. The ...

    • Mulheres vivendo com HIV/Aids parceiras de usuários de drogas injetáveis 

      D'Oliveira, Ana Flávia Pires Lucas; Couto, Márcia Thereza [UNIFESP]; Cardoso, Maria Aparecida (Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, 2007-12-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To analyze perceptions of risk, prevention strategies, their own relationship with drug use and that of their partner's, and future expectations among women living with HIV/AIDS whose partners are drug users. ...

    • Potencialidades da técnica qualitativa grupo focal em investigações sobre abuso de substâncias 

      Carlini, Beatriz Helena [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, 1996-06-01)
      The focus group, a qualitative research method useful for Public Health investigation, is described and discussed. The potential application of the focus group method in drug abuse research in Brazil is emphasized.

    • Psychoactive substances and the provision of specialized care: the case of Espirito Santo 

      Siqueira, Marluce Miguel de; Barbosa, Dulce Aparecida [UNIFESP]; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Hopkins, Kristine (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2007-12-01)
      OBJECTIVE: In this study, we conducted a survey of all the institutions that provide treatment for psychoactive substances in the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil during the period 2004-2005. METHOD: We used a snowball ...

    • Psychometric properties of the sixth version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI-6) in Brazil 

      Kessler, Felix; Cacciola, John; Alterman, Arthur; Faller, Sibele; Souza-Formigoni, Maria Lucia Oliveira de [UNIFESP]; Cruz, Marcelo Santos; Brasiliano, Sílvia; Pechansky, Flavio (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2012-03-01)
      BACKGROUND: There are few research tools in Brazil to assess more broadly the alcohol and other drug related problems. OBJECTIVE: To test the psychometric properties of ASI in its sixth version (ASI-6). METHODS: A multicenter ...

    • Remembering the forgotten non-communicable diseases 

      Lopez, Alan D.; Williams, Thomas N.; Levin, Adeera; Tonelli, Marcello; Singh, Jasvinder A.; Burney, Peter G. J.; Rehm, Juergen; Volkow, Nora D.; Koob, George; Ferri, Cleusa P. [UNIFESP] (Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-10-22)
      The forthcoming post-Millennium Development Goals era will bring about new challenges in global health. Low- and middle-income countries will have to contend with a dual burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases ...

    • The transtheoretical model and substance dependence: theoretical and practical aspects 

      Vilela, Fabiana Andrioni de Biaze [UNIFESP]; Jungerman, Flavia Serebrenic [UNIFESP]; Laranjeira, Ronaldo [UNIFESP]; Callaghan, Russel (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2009-12-01)
      OBJECTIVE: This paper aims to present and discuss the Transtheoretical Model and its importance for the treatment of substance abuse disorders. METHOD: A literature review was made based on articles from the last 10 years ...