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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.

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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).

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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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