Extensive, Early-Onset, Poly-Substance use Disorder in ChildhoodJamshid Ahmadi*
Founder and Director, Substance Abuse Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
- *Corresponding Author:
- Jamshid Ahmadi
Professor and Founding Director Substance Abuse Research Center,
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Shiraz, Iran.
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 20, 2016; Accepted Date: September 02, 2016; Published Date: September 09, 2016
Citation: Ahmadi J (2016) Extensive, Early-Onset, Poly-Substance use Disorder in Childhood. J Psychiatry 19:382. doi:10.4172/2378-5756.1000382
Copyright: © 2016 Ahmadi J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background: Severe substance use disorder in children is rare. Objective: To scrutinize the beginning severe substance use disorder in the period of childhood. Method: To report and discuss an admitted patient with an extensive, and early-onset, history of poly-substance use and mental disorder at age of eight. Results: The current report displays severe substance use disorder which occurred in childhood. Discussion: This report illuminates that substance use disorder in childhood can induce severe psychiatric disorders in adolescence and early adulthood. So, these findings can add new data to the literature. Conclusions: It can be concluded that extensive, early-onset poly substance abuse in childhood induce severe psychiatric disorders in the adolescence and adulthood.