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A Pilot Study of Co-Occurring Psychiatric, Substance Use, and Medical Disorders Among Jail Detainees in Psychiatric Treatment  

Author:  James A.  Swartz.

Source: Volume 06, Number 06, November/December 2006 , pp.81-85(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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The present piece presents the first comprehensive survey to document rates of medical disorders and their association with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders (CODs). Preliminary research findings are given and implications for future research are defined.

Keywords: pilot study; research

Affiliations:  1: The University of Illinois at Chicago.

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