Comorbidity of Severe Psychotic Disorders With Measures of Substance Use

Laura J. Bierut, Sarah M. Hartz, James A. Knowles, Carlos N. Pato, Janet L. Sobell, Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, Michele T. Pato, Helena Medeiros
Although early mortality in severe psychiatric illness is linked to smoking and alcohol, no studies have comprehensively characterized substance use behavior in severe psychotic illness. In particular, recent assessments of substance use in individuals with mental illness are based on population surveys that do not include individuals with severe psychotic illness.
doi:10.17615/hpam-tt59 fatcat:5rpralkupbfu3jjbqvrbvllqte