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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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SOUZA, Jaqueline Fátima de; SOARES, Marcos Hirata  e  TIZIANI, Jessica Andrade. Sociodemographic and clinical profile of users of psychoactive substances in an accredited philanthropic hospital. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2021, vol.17, n.3, pp. 7-17. ISSN 1806-6976.

OBJECTIVE: to describe the profile of users of psychoactive substances, their outcomes and clinical complications. METHOD: a cross-sectional study with 67 patients in an accredited philanthropic general hospital. Exploratory descriptive analysis based on data obtained with the addiction severity index - 6 and the Alcohol Smoking Substance and Involvement Screening Test. RESULTS: there was predominance of males in 83.5% of the causes of admission, 32.8% were related to the musculoskeletal system, and 43.3% of the patients were unaware of previous comorbidities. Prevalence of 73.7% of alcohol abuse, 44.8% scored higher than 27 points, indicating the need for referral to the psychiatric specialty. CONCLUSION: efforts are needed to improve and mature processes to ensure the quality of service and patient safety in involvement with psychoactive substances in a philanthropic general hospital.

Palavras-chave : Alcoholism; Illicit Drugs; General Hospital; Mental Health.

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