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Independent and combined associations of risky single-occasion drinking and drinking volume with alcohol use disorder: Evidence from a sample of young Swiss men

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Dupuis, Marc ; Iglesias, Katia ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard

In: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2015, vol. 154, no. 1, p. 260-263

BackgroundRisky single-occasion drinking (RSOD) is a prevalent and potentially harmful alcohol use pattern associated with increased alcohol use disorder (AUD). However, RSOD is commonly associated with a higher level of alcohol intake, and most studies have not controlled for drinking volume (DV). Thus, it is unclear whether the findings provide information about RSOD or DV. This...

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Associations between perceived discrimination and health status among frequent Emergency Department users

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Hugli, Olivier ; Burnand, Bernard, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland ; Ruggeri, Ornella ; Wasserfallen, Jean-Blaise ; Moschetti, Karine ; Staeger, Philippe ; Alary, Séverine ; Canepa Allen, Marina ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard ; Bodenmann, Patrick

In: European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2015, p. 1-6

Objective : Frequent Emergency Department (ED) users are vulnerable individuals and discrimination is usually associated with increased vulnerability. The aim of this study was to investigate frequent ED users' perceptions of discrimination and to test whether they were associated with increased vulnerability. Methods : In total, 250 adult frequent ED users were interviewed...

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Screening of mental health and substance users in frequent users of a general Swiss emergency department

Vu, Francis ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard ; Hugli, Olivier ; Iglesias, Katia ; Stucki, Stephanie ; Paroz, Sophie ; Canepa Allen, Marina ; Bodenmann, Patrick

In: BMC Emergency Medicine, 2015, vol. 15, no. 27, p. 1-9

Background The objectives of this study were to determine the proportions of psychiatric and substance use disorders suffered by emergency departments’ (EDs’) frequent users compared to the mainstream ED population, to evaluate how effectively these disorders were diagnosed in both groups of patients by ED physicians, and to determine if these disorders were predictive of a...

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Case management for frequent users of the emergency department: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Bodenmann, Patrick ; Velonaki, Venetia-Sofia ; Ruggeri, Ornella ; Hugli, Olivier ; Burnand, Bernard ; Wasserfallen, Jean-Blaise ; Moschetti, Karine ; Iglesias, Katia ; Baggio, Stéphanie ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard

In: BMC Health Services Research, 2014, vol. 14, no. 264, p. 1-11

Background We devised a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of an intervention based on case management care for frequent emergency department users. The aim of the intervention is to reduce such patients’ emergency department use, to improve their quality of life, and to reduce costs consequent on frequent use. The intervention consists of a...

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Is the Relationship Between Major Depressive Disorder and Self-Reported Alcohol Use Disorder an Artificial One?

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Studer, Joseph ; Dupuis, Marc ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2014, vol. 50, no. 2, p. 195-199

Aims: Many studies have suggested a close relationship between alcohol use disorder (AUD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). This study aimed to test whether the relationship between self-reported AUD and MDD was artificially strengthened by the diagnosis of MDD. This association was tested comparing relationships between alcohol use and AUD for depressive people and non-depressive...