Felix Henrique Paim Kessler

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Crack users show high rates of antisocial personality disorder, engagement in illegal activities and other psychosocial problems
    Felix Henrique Paim Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Addict 21:370-80. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the sixth version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI-6) in Brazil
    Felix Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:24-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Brain injury markers (S100B and NSE) in chronic cocaine dependents
    Felix Henrique Paim Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:134-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of psychiatric symptoms in cocaine users in the Brazilian public health system: need for data and structure
    F Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Public Health 122:1349-55. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The effects of ADHD in adult substance abusers
    Helena Ferreira Moura
    a Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Hospital de Clínicas of Porto Alegre and Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Addict Dis 32:252-62. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Brazilian female crack users show elevated serum aluminum levels
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:39-42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint References to alcohol consumption and alcoholism in medical records of a general hospital of Porto Alegre, Brazil--a comparison between samples with a 20 year gap
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Subst Abus 25:29-34. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Increase in brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in early crack cocaine withdrawal
    Lisia von Diemen
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre HCPA, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:33-40. 2014

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Crack users show high rates of antisocial personality disorder, engagement in illegal activities and other psychosocial problems
    Felix Henrique Paim Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Addict 21:370-80. 2012
    ..Treatment programs for crack users should routinely consider the possibility of associated psychiatric comorbidities, such as antisocial personality disorder, which may affect treatment outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the sixth version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI-6) in Brazil
    Felix Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:24-33. 2012
    ..There are few research tools in Brazil to assess more broadly the alcohol and other drug related problems...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brain injury markers (S100B and NSE) in chronic cocaine dependents
    Felix Henrique Paim Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:134-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed at comparing blood levels of S100B and NSE in chronic cocaine users and in volunteers who did not use cocaine or other illicit drugs...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of psychiatric symptoms in cocaine users in the Brazilian public health system: need for data and structure
    F Kessler
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Public Health 122:1349-55. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper is to review existing data on psychiatric evaluations of cocaine users, and present data from two studies that have addressed this issue as it pertains to the Brazilian public health system...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of ADHD in adult substance abusers
    Helena Ferreira Moura
    a Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Hospital de Clínicas of Porto Alegre and Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Addict Dis 32:252-62. 2013
    ..48.4 ± 8.4, respectively). Our results suggest that comorbid attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorders is associated with a more severe course of substance use and with social and psychiatric impairment. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Brazilian female crack users show elevated serum aluminum levels
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:39-42. 2007
    ..Since aluminum intake is associated with neurological damage, we measured serum aluminum levels in crack smokers. The objective of this study was to ascertain the levels of aluminum in crack users who smoke on makeshift aluminum pipes...
  7. ncbi request reprint References to alcohol consumption and alcoholism in medical records of a general hospital of Porto Alegre, Brazil--a comparison between samples with a 20 year gap
    Flavio Pechansky
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Subst Abus 25:29-34. 2004
    ..The authors discuss potential reasons for this, suggesting that lack of training of medical personnel in the identification of alcoholism, as well as prejudice towards its recovery, may be some of the underlying causes...
  8. doi request reprint Increase in brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in early crack cocaine withdrawal
    Lisia von Diemen
    Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre HCPA, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17:33-40. 2014
    ..Our findings show that BDNF levels increase during early crack cocaine withdrawal, at an inverse correlation with number of crack rocks used in the last 30 d and years of crack use. ..