publication . Article . 2012

Suicidal and self-injurious behavior among patients with alcohol and drug abuse

Qureshi, Naseem; Sherra,; AlHabeeb,; Sharqi,;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2012 Journal: Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, volume 3, pages 91-99 (issn: 1179-8467, eissn: 1179-8467, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
Abstract
Abdullah Mohammed Al-Sharqi,1 Khaled Saad Sherra,2 Abdulhameed Abdullah Al-Habeeb,3 Naseem Akhtar Qureshi3,41Private Clinic, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Psychiatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt; 3General Administration for Mental Health and Social Services, 4General Directorate of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaBackground: Self-injurious behavior, a major public health problem globally, is linked with alcohol and drug abuse. This cross-sectional study aimed to identify the prevalence and correlates of self-harming behavior in patients with alcohol or drug abuse problems.Methods: This was a one-year study t...
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free text keywords: alcohol, risk factors, abuse, self-injurious behavior, RA1-1270, Public aspects of medicine, suicidal ideation, Original Research, protective factors, Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, drug
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publication . Article . 2012

Suicidal and self-injurious behavior among patients with alcohol and drug abuse

Qureshi, Naseem; Sherra,; AlHabeeb,; Sharqi,;