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Attributable fractions for substance use in relation to crime
More than 42% of Canadian crime would likely not have occurred if the perpetrator had not been under the influence of or seeking alcohol or other drugs.
The correlates and extent of prescribing of medications for alcohol relapse prevention in England
In England, medications for alcohol relapse prevention are rarely prescribed (7.8% in 2015/16).
The relationship between cannabis and schizophrenia: a genetically informed perspective
Genetic liability for cannabis use disorder appears to be robustly associated with schizophrenia.
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