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Socioeconomic status and susceptibility to alcohol-related harm (Comment)

Hall, Wayne

The Lancet Public Health, Published: 10 May 2017



A Longitudinal Study of Self-Reported Psychopathology in Beginning Ecstasy and Amphetamine Users: A Third Follow-Up Evaluation.

Wagner D, Sauder T, Koester P, Gouzoulis-Mayfrank E, Daumann J.

Subst Use Misuse. 2017 May 4:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1290113.



Perceived need for depression treatment among persons entering inpatient opioid detoxification.

Stein MD, Santiago Rivera OJ, Anderson BJ, Bailey GL.

Am J Addict. 2017 Apr 28. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12554.



Depression, anxiety, hopelessness and quality of life in users of cocaine/crack in outpatient treatment.

Paiva CB, Ferreira IB, Bosa VL, Narvaez JC.

Trends Psychiatry Psychother. 2017 Jan-Mar;39(1):34-42. doi: 10.1590/2237-6089-2015-0065.


Narcotic bowel syndrome.

Farmer AD, Gallagher J, Bruckner-Holt C, Aziz Q.

Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 May;2(5):361-368. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(16)30217-5. Epub 2017 Mar 6. Review.



Chronic cocaine induces HIF-VEGF pathway activation along with angiogenesis in the brain.

Yin W, Clare K, Zhang Q, Volkow ND, Du C (2017)

PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175499. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175499


Uncommon Cardiac Manifestations of Left-sided Pseudomonas Endocarditis in an Intravenous Drug Abuser with an Undiagnosed Atrial Septal Defect.

Panduranga P, Al-Abri S, Rajarao MP.

J Cardiovasc Echogr. 2017 Jan-Mar;27(1):14-16. doi: 10.4103/2211-4122.199059.


Cardiovascular Complications of Acute Amphetamine Abuse: Cross-sectional study.

Bazmi E, Mousavi F, Giahchin L, Mokhtari T, Behnoush B.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2017 Feb;17(1):e31-e37. doi: 10.18295/squmj.2016.17.01.007.


Eating disorders and food addiction in men with heroin use disorder: a controlled study.

Canan F, Karaca S, Sogucak S, Gecici O, Kuloglu M.

Eat Weight Disord. 2017 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s40519-017-0378-9.



Anxiety level and correlates in methamphetamine-dependent patients during acute withdrawal.

Su H, Zhang J, Ren W, Xie Y, Tao J, Zhang X, He J.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(15):e6434. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006434.


Abnormal resting-state functional connectivity in the orbitofrontal cortex of heroin users and its relationship with anxiety: a pilot fNIRS study.

Ieong HF, Yuan Z.

Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 19;7:46522. doi: 10.1038/srep46522.


Characteristics and Treatment of Patients with Clinical Illness Due to Synthetic Cannabinoid Inhalation Reported by Medical Toxicologists: A ToxIC Database Study.

Monte AA, Calello DP, Gerona RR, Hamad E, Campleman SL, Brent J, Wax P, Carlson RG; ACMT Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC)..

J Med Toxicol. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.1007/s13181-017-0605-9.



Increased BDNF may not be associated with cognitive impairment in heroin-dependent patients.

Luan X, Tao J, Zhang J, Xie Y, Zhang X, Su H, He J.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Apr;96(15):e6582. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006582.


Severity of Withdrawal Symptoms, Plasma Oxytocin Levels, and Treatment Outcome in Heroin Users Undergoing Acute Withdrawal.

Nikolaou K, Kapoukranidou D, Ndungu S, Floros G, Kovatsi L.

J Psychoactive Drugs. 2017 Apr 26:1-9. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2017.1312644.



Association of Stimulant Use With Dopaminergic Alterations in Users of Cocaine, Amphetamine, or Methamphetamine - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Ashok AH, Mizuno Y, Volkow ND, Howes OD. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017;74(5):511-519. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0135



USA. ER visits related to marijuana use at a Colorado hospital quadruple after legalization

Research at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting finds more than half of teens' marijuana-related visits also involved psychiatric evaluations. (American Academy of Pediatrics, 04.05.2017)


US Adult Illicit Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder, and Medical Marijuana Laws1991-1992 to 2012-2013.

Hasin DS, Sarvet AL, Cerdá M, Keyes KM, Stohl M, Galea S, Wall MM.

JAMA Psychiatry. Published online April 26, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2017.0724


Is a History of Sexual Abuse Related to Poor Sleep Among Former Opioid-Addicted Women With and Without Methadone Maintenance Treatment?

Peles E, Hacohen S, Sason A, Lamberg S, Schrieber S, Adelson M.

Subst Use Misuse. 2017 May 4:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1289224.