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Razaviyan J, Esmaeili Reykande S, Rudbari M, Farokhi F, Rostami E, Abbaspour S et al . Prevalence of Drug Addiction in Patients Admitted to the Psychiatric Sector of Zare Hospital. tjpm. 2015; 1 (1) :59-64
URL: http://tjpm.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-3451-en.html

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Mazandaran, Iran
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Backgrounds & Purpose: Nowadays the narcotics are one of the major problems facing human societies. It has global expansion. Based on clinical observation, in most cases, certain mental, emotional and behavioral disorders are related to addiction. Because of this thread we decided to check the prevalence of addiction to drugs in patients admitted to the psychiatric sector of Zare hospital in sari city during March 20, 2012 to March 20, 2013. Materials & Methods: This is a retrospective research and data were collected from medical files in Zare hospital. The data were collected using a two section questionnaires the first part consisted of demographic questions, and the second section was based on the results of tests. Data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, Chi 2 test by using SPSS V.18.0. (P<0.05) were considered statistically significant. Results: 1380 patients including 1030 Male (75%) and 350 Female (25%) with 35 years age average. Analysis showed Methamphetamine was positive in 73 cases (5.9%), Methadone 159 (11.2%), Morphine 242 (18.7%) that was the most frequent, Marijuana was positive in 40 (3.1%) cases and then Cocaine test was negative in all cases. In Morphine test the most positive cases were among 40 to 50 years old, however in other tests were 20 to 40 years. Between Gender and results of tests data were statistically significant (P<0.05). There were no significant relations between results and age (P>0.05) but in Morphine was significant (P=0.048). Conclusion: Since in Iran young people significantly are vulnerable to addiction and their disorders, also higher prevalence of mental disorders in addicts compared to general and health peoples, this case should be considered.
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Type of Study: Research(Original) | Subject: ميکروبيولوژي
Received: 2015/07/16 | Accepted: 2015/07/16 | Published: 2015/07/16

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