Artículos Científicos

  • 2020
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  • Anderson P, Piazza M, ODonnell A, Gual A, Schulte B, Pérez Gómez A, de Vries H, Natera Rey G, Kokole D, V Bustamante I, Braddick F, Mejía Trujillo J, Solovei A, Pérez De León A, Et al Implementing primary healthcare-based measurement, advice and treatment for heavy drinking

Anderson P, Piazza M, ODonnell A, Gual A, Schulte B, Pérez Gómez A, de Vries H, Natera Rey G, Kokole D, V Bustamante I, Braddick F, Mejía Trujillo J, Solovei A, Pérez De León A, Et al Implementing primary healthcare-based measurement, advice and treatment for heavy drinking

Introduction


This paper outlines the protocol for a quasiexperimental study1 to test the implementation of primary healthcare (PHC)-based measurement, advice and treatment for heavy drinking and comorbid depression at the municipal level in three Latin American countries, Colombia, Mexico and Peru (Scale-up of Prevention and Management of Alcohol Use Disorders and Comorbid Depression in Latin America (SCALA) study).

Heavy drinking is a cause of considerable disability, morbidity and mortality.2 Heavy drinking is a causal factor for some communicable diseases (including TB and HIV/AIDS), for many non-communicable diseases (NCDs, including cancers, cardiovascular diseases and gastrointestinal diseases) and for many mental and behavioural disorders, including depression, dementias and suicide.3 4

Link de descarga: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7390229/