Investigation of usage of psycoactive substances in pregnant women under treatment and the influence of toxicity of the embryo

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Unit:
Κατεύθυνση Αντιμετώπιση Εξαρτήσεων-Εξαρτησιολογία
Library of the School of Health Sciences
Deposit date:
2019-06-14
Year:
2019
Author:
Georgopoulou Vasiliki
Supervisors info:
Ηλίας Τζαβέλλας, Επίκουρος Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ, Επιβλέπων
Μαρία Παναγιωτακοπούλου, Καθηγήτρια, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Ιωάννης Ζέρβας, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική Σχολή, ΕΚΠΑ
Original Title:
Διερεύνηση της χρήσης ψυχοδραστικών ουσιών σε έγκυες θεραπευόμενες και η εμφάνιση τοξίκωσης στο έμβρυο
Languages:
Greek
Translated title:
Investigation of usage of psycoactive substances in pregnant women under treatment and the influence of toxicity of the embryo
Summary:
Psychoactive substances are those that interfere with and modify the mental mood, causing changes in the physical functions and soul of the recipient. They are distinguished into addictive and non-addictive, depending on whether the systemic use results in the dependency of the user. Addictive substances, including among others, tobacco, alcohol, amphetamines, broad consumer tranquilizers, barbiturates and opioids, with their muin representatives being morphine and heroin.
The methodological approach we have followed is the quantitative analysis of the questionnaire method. Moreover, the current study will also go further on a bibliographic inguiry. Its purpose is to investigate the relationship between psychotropic substances and the potential toxicity of pregnant woman in treatment, as well as the likelihood of the embryo’s toxicity. The phenomenon of intoxication, also known as the phenomenon of poisoning, may result in a wide variety of manifestations associated with taking psychoactive substances.
Gonsequently, this research has led to the conclusion that pregnant women and users, beyond their own major physical risk and the embryo’s, they also suffer quite a lot psychologically , which may affect the subsequent health of the fetus.
Main subject category:
Health Sciences
Keywords:
Use of substances, Pregnant women, Poisoning of the embryo
Index:
No
Number of index pages:
0
Contains images:
Yes
Number of references:
29
Number of pages:
58

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