University of Hertfordshire

Substance Use Disorders and Violence

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Standard

Substance Use Disorders and Violence. / Schifano, Fabrizio; Zangani, Caroline; Chiappini, Stephania; Guirguis, Amira; Corkery, John; Bonaccorso, Stefania.

Violence and Mental Disorders. ed. / Bernardo Carpiniello; Antonio Vita; Claudio Mencacci. Basel, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature , 2019. (Comprehensive Approach to Psychiatry).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Schifano, F, Zangani, C, Chiappini, S, Guirguis, A, Corkery, J & Bonaccorso, S 2019, Substance Use Disorders and Violence. in B Carpiniello, A Vita & C Mencacci (eds), Violence and Mental Disorders. Comprehensive Approach to Psychiatry, Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature , Basel, Switzerland.

APA

Schifano, F., Zangani, C., Chiappini, S., Guirguis, A., Corkery, J., & Bonaccorso, S. (Accepted/In press). Substance Use Disorders and Violence. In B. Carpiniello, A. Vita, & C. Mencacci (Eds.), Violence and Mental Disorders (Comprehensive Approach to Psychiatry). Basel, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature .

Vancouver

Schifano F, Zangani C, Chiappini S, Guirguis A, Corkery J, Bonaccorso S. Substance Use Disorders and Violence. In Carpiniello B, Vita A, Mencacci C, editors, Violence and Mental Disorders. Basel, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature . 2019. (Comprehensive Approach to Psychiatry).

Author

Schifano, Fabrizio ; Zangani, Caroline ; Chiappini, Stephania ; Guirguis, Amira ; Corkery, John ; Bonaccorso, Stefania. / Substance Use Disorders and Violence. Violence and Mental Disorders. editor / Bernardo Carpiniello ; Antonio Vita ; Claudio Mencacci. Basel, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature , 2019. (Comprehensive Approach to Psychiatry).

Bibtex

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abstract = "Substance use seems to be associated with increased prevalence levels of violent behaviour in both general population and psychiatric patients, with ‘dual-diagnosis’ clients showing high rates of risky and criminal behaviour and worse therapy compliance. Cases of drug-related aggressiveness mostly involve a number of molecules, e.g. ethanol, stimulants, cannabinoids, opiates, benzodiazepines, synthetic cannabinoids and synthetic cathinones. Consumers of the virtually few hundred, and up to a few thousand, substances currently available may present to the emergency departments without providing information about the substances(s) ingested and it is likely that standard drug tests will show negative results. An appropriate treatment/management plan to cope with the related acute behavioural and psychopathological disturbances is here discussed. Because of the complex behavioural and medical toxicity issues associated with drug intake, raising awareness and education of healthcare professionals on drugs’ health harms, interventions, harm reduction techniques and referral pathways are here deemed of particular relevance.",
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