›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (2): 193-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2019.02.016

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Investigation on alcohol among the patients with methadone maintenance treatment in Shanghai

DU Zhe-yi1*, ZHANG Lei1*, ZHANG Jia-ting1, DU Jiang1, SHI Da-qing2, BAO Jia-yi1, WU Qian-ying1, ZHANG Jing-ying1, DONG Ping1   

  1. 1. Department of Substance Aband Addiction, Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200030, China; 2. Shanghai Compulsory Drug Rehabilitation Center, Shanghai 200439, China
  • Online:2019-02-28 Published:2019-03-19
  • Supported by:
    Scientific Research Project of Shanghai Mental Health Center, 2016-YJ-20; Project of National Institutes of Health, 1R01DA027195

Abstract: Objective · To investigate the prevalence of alcohol and related influencing factors among the patients with methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Shanghai, and to provide information for the alcohol intervention in the future. Methods · A total of 837 MMT patients were investigated and evaluatedGeneral Situation Questionnaire, Alcohol Disorders Identification Test, Patient Health Questionnaire-9, Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7, General Well-being Schedule. According to whether drinking or not in the past year, the two groups were divided into the non-drinking group and the drinking group. T-test, Chi-square test and multivariate Logistic regression analysis were used to detected between two groups. Results · 30.9% of the patients had drinking behavior in the past year, 13.8% of them had problem drinking behavior. The main factors affecting patients drinking behavior were sex (P0.029), age of first drug (P0.005), drinking before taking heroin (P0.000) and drinking when taking heroin (P0.000). Conclusion · In Shanghai, alcohol consumption is generally prevalent among MMT patients who lack awareness of the dangerous of drinking. In the future, targeted intervention measures should be taken to reduce the harm of drinking among MMT patients.

Key words: methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), heroin, dependence, harmful drinking

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