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Addiction Research and MedicineISSN: 2474-3631

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510029

Personality Profile and Severity of Alcohol Use in Patients with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Study from Central Rural India

Sachin Ratan Gedam and P. S. Patil

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 31, 2018

To assess the personality traits on 16 PF of alcohol dependent individuals, to determine its association with severity of alcohol use and to find factors affecting severity of ADS. Total 100 patients of ADS were selected from psychiatry unit of Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural Hospital, Sawangi (Meghe) Wardha, Maharashtra. Data was collected through socio-demographic proforma, severity of alcohol dependence questionnaire and 16 personality factor (16 PF) inventory....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510028

Playing (Un)Dead: Interrogating Invocations of 'Monster' Metaphors in (Post-)MMT Service User Narratives of Methadone, Maintenance and Treatment

Christopher BR Smith

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 23, 2018

From social productivity to social costs to clinical stability, traditional outcome measurements employed in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) serve to reinforce binary oppositions between sickness and health, 'dirty' and 'clean', stable and chaotic, life and death. Such binaries thus position the (post-)MMT service user according to a series of fixed axes that are in turn reproduced in popular and professional discourse....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510027

Iatrogenic Addiction Caused by Meperidine

Jose Tinoco-Gonzalez

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 22, 2018

In the first performed studios it was published that the pethidine would mean an alternative to the morphine which would avoid the complications of the use of this like breath depression, constipation, urinary retention, and the potential to produce chemical dependency. The early clinical experience intensified the enthusiasm for this opioid analgesic. The first clinical reports reflect such therapeutic enthusiasm for this new analgesic....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3631/1510026

Study of Job Satisfaction and Stress among Doctors from Tertiary Care Institute at Rural Region of Central India

Sachin Ratan Gedam, Vijay Babar and Sneh Babhulkar

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 21, 2018

Stress is defined as physical and psychological state that occurs when the individual is unable to cope with demands and pressure of situation. Job satisfaction is defined as an attitudinal variable that represent the extent to which people dislike or like their jobs. Level of stress and job satisfaction among doctors can affect the quality of health care....

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