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ERIC Number: EJ456949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-006X
Comorbidity of Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse: Implications for Treatment.
Mueser, Kim T.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v60 n6 p845-56 Dec 1992
Reviews substance abuse disorders in schizophrenia patients, including prevalence of comorbid disorders, assessment, hypothesized mechanisms underlying abuse, and clinical effects of abuse on course of illness and cognitive functioning. Outlines principles of treatment for dual-diagnosis schizophrenia patients, noting limitations of existing interventions. Identifies gaps in current knowledge about impact of substance abuse on schizophrenia and its treatment. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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