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Skizofreni og misbrug

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Carsten Hjorthøj1 & Kjeld Andersen2 1) Psykiatrisk Center København, Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri 2) Klinisk Institut, Syddansk Universitet Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V08170578
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Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V08170578
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Schizophrenia and substance use disorder
The prevalence of substance use disorder (SUD) among patients with schizophrenia is high. The relation is bidirectional: SUD increases the risk of schizophrenia and vice versa. Co-morbid schizophrenia and SUD has important implications for both diagnosis and treatment. 4-6 weeks of abstinence from SUD is ideal, before schizophrenia can be diagnosed validly. The treatment is parallel treatment of both conditions: a combination of antipsychotic medication and non-pharmacological treatment, the latter, for example, being cognitive behavioural treatment. Prognosis is often severe.
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