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Anxiety and depression symptoms in Brazilian sexual minority ecstasy and LSD users

Overview of attention for article published in Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, November 2017
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Title
Anxiety and depression symptoms in Brazilian sexual minority ecstasy and LSD users
Published in
Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, November 2017
DOI 10.1590/2237-6089-2016-0081
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Authors

Lysa S. Remy, Juliana Scherer, Luciano Guimarães, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, Flavio Pechansky, Felix Kessler

Abstract

This study examined drug use patterns and psychiatric symptoms of anxiety and depression among young Brazilian sexual minority ecstasy and LSD users and compared findings with those reported for their heterosexual peers. This cross-sectional study employed targeted sampling and ethnographic mapping approaches via face-to-face interviews conducted at bars and electronic music festivals using an adapted, semi-structured version of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs questionnaire. The sample comprised 240 male and female young adults who had used ecstasy and/or LSD in the 90 days prior to the interview and who were not on treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. Of the 240 subjects enrolled (mean age: 22.9±4.5 years), 28.7% were gay or bisexuals. Multivariate regression analysis showed that the prevalence of depression symptoms in the past 12 months in the sexual minority group was 37% higher than among heterosexuals (prevalence ratio [PR]=1.79; 95% confidence interval [95%CI] 1.03-3.11; p=0.037). Strategies should be developed to assess and address individual needs and treatment approaches should be tailored to address depressive symptoms in young, sexual minority club drug users.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 62 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 10 16%
Student > Master 8 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 8%
Lecturer 3 5%
Other 13 21%
Unknown 15 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 14 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 10%
Neuroscience 3 5%
Social Sciences 3 5%
Other 6 10%
Unknown 18 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 January 2018.
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#6,602,313
of 12,538,502 outputs
Outputs from Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
#15
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#150,768
of 384,739 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
#1
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