Psychiatric comorbidity and intimate partner violence among women who inject drugs in Europe: a cross-sectional study
This scientific article was one of the 2018 EMCDDA scientific award winners, which celebrates scientific writing and distinguishes high-quality research in the field of illicit drugs. This article won award in the category 'Psychiatric comorbidity and intimate partner violence among women who...
Women who use drugs: Issues, needs, responses, challenges and implications for policy and practice
In the European Union 34.8 million women aged 15 to 64 are reported to have ever tried an illicit drug, compared with 54.3 million men. Women who use drugs face a number of issues that vary in extent and nature compared with those experienced by their male counterparts. They have greater...
Co-morbidity of substance use and mental disorders. What do we know on the prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity in Europe and what are the ways forward?
Co-morbidity - in the present case - involves the occurrence of mental illness and drug use in the same person simultaneously. At a European level there is a need for more harmonised information on this phenomenon.