Lexicon of alcohol and drug terms
MetadataShow full item record
This publications in a companion volume to the Lexicon of Psychiatric and mental health terms, and provides clinicians, researchers, teachers, and other interested parties with definitions of a large number of terms concerned with various aspects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Definitions generally deal with psychoactive effects of substances, sympotomatology, sequelae, and therapeutic indications. Links are established with the Tenth Revisionof the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10): wherever appropriate, diagnostic category codes from ICD-10 are provided, either for specific terms or in the course of their definitions. There has been no attempt to cover every term that might be encountered in the context of drug and alcohol use; for instance, there is little coverage of areas such as the production and marketing of licit and illicit drugs, slang terms, and technical terms from particular scientific disciplines. The objective of the lexicon, rather than completeness, is to define what in not self-explanatory
Full text not available. Please contact PAHO Library using this e-mail for further instructions
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
El problema de las definiciones en el campo de la salud mental : Definiciones aplicables en estudios epidemiológicos Horwitz, José; Marconi, Juan (s.d.)At the present stage of development, psychiatry in general and epidemiological studies of mental health in particular need to formulate more precise concepts and definitions that will make it possible to compare studies ...
Alcohol consumption and burden of disease in the Americas in 2012: implications for alcohol policy Shield, Kevin D.; Monteiro, Maristela; Roerecke, Michael; Smith, Blake; Rehm, Jürgen (2015-12)Objective. To describe the volume and patterns of alcohol consumption up to and including 2012, and to estimate the burden of disease attributable to alcohol consumption as measured in deaths and disability-adjusted life ...
Pan American Health Organization; Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2022-05-19)This fact sheet presents definition and evidence on violence against women, including during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the harms caused by alcohol regarding the topic. Alcohol consumption is considered as risk factor ...