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    • Drugs in the Brazilian print media: An exploratory survey of newspaper and magazine stories in the year 2000 

      Noto, Ana Regina; Pinsky, Ilana; De Carvalho Mastroianni, Fabio (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2006-01-01)
      Print media is one of the key factors for defining public opinion and setting public policies regarding drugs. Therefore, surveying its content should provide us with a better understanding of the situation. the few existing ...

    • Factors associated with antidepressant, anxiolytic, and other psychotropic medication use to treat psychiatric symptoms in the city of São Paulo, Brazil 

      Blay, Sergio L. [UNIFESP]; Fillenbaum, Gerda G.; Pitta, Jose C. [UNIFESP]; Peluso, Erica T. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05-01)
      The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence and characteristics of adult psychotropic medication use in São Paulo, Brazil. Information on lifetime and 12-month psychotropic medication use, and psychiatric ...

    • Household survey on drug abuse in Brazil: Study involving the 107 major cities of the country-2001 

      Galduroz, JCF; Noto, A. R.; Nappo, S. A.; Carlini, E. A. (Elsevier B.V., 2005-03-01)
      The prevalence of the use in Brazil of illicit drugs, as well as of alcohol and tobacco, was determined. Further, illicit use of psychotropic medicines, and anabolic steroids were also surveyed. This study was carried out ...

    • Newsmaking on Drugs: A Qualitative Study with Journalism Professionals 

      Mastroianni, Fabio C. [UNIFESP]; Noto, Ana Regina [UNIFESP] (Haight-ashbury Publ, 2008-09-01)
      Drugs are a frequent subject in the news media. Despite the existence of an important dynamic interplay between the print media, public opinion, and public policies, studies on these relationships are still scarce regarding ...

    • A religiosidade, a espiritualidade e o consumo de drogas 

      Sanchez, Zila van der Meer [UNIFESP]; Nappo, Solange Aparecida [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, 2007-01-01)
      BACKGROUND: Religiosity and spirituality have been clearly identified as strong protective factors against drug use in many levels. OBJECTIVE: The present revision of literature intended to describe the main scientific ...

    • Use of drugs among street children in Brazil 

      Noto, Ana R.; Nappo, Solange A.; Galduroz, José CF; Mattei, Rita; Carlini, Elisaldo A. (Haight-ashbury Publ, 1997-04-01)
      The purpose of this study has been to assess drug consumption among children in five Brazilian state capitals during 1993. The sample was composed of street children who were given assistance in institutions, and data was ...

    • Uso de drogas psicotrópicas no Brasil: pesquisa domiciliar envolvendo as 107 maiores cidades do país - 2001 

      Galduróz, José Carlos Fernandes [UNIFESP]; Noto, Ana Regina [UNIFESP]; Nappo, Solange Aparecida [UNIFESP]; Carlini, Elisaldo Araujo [UNIFESP] (Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo, 2005-10-01)
      The objective was to estimate the prevalence of the use of drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the use of non-medical psychotropics. This study enclosed the 107 biggest cities in Brazil; sample: ages between 12 and 65 years. ...