Consumo de sustancias y salud mental de los camioneros brasileños


  • Marcelle Aparecida de Barros Junqueira Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU)
  • Nayline Martins Pereira Institute of Geography – Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU)
  • Alessandra Diehl Psychiatric Nursing and Human Science Department. University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Ludmila Gonçalves Perruci Psychiatric Nursing and Human Science Department. University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Ronildo Alves dos Santos Psychiatric Nursing and Human Science Department. University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Manoel Antônio dos Santos Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo
  • Sandra Cristina Pillon Psychiatric Nursing and Human Science Department. University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Christopher Wagstaff School of Nursing, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK
Palabras clave: Accidentes de tránsito, Camioneros, Abuso de substancias, Salud mental, Transtornos del sueño, Violencia


Objective: to evaluate the substance use and mental health of Brazilian truck drivers, how these impact on their driving-related behaviors. Methods: cross-sectional study conducted with 235 truck drivers in Brazil. Results: The drivers who drove after drinking were smokers, suffered assaults and experienced anxiety. Lapses in driving were associated with driving after drinking and have suffered assaults. Errors were associated with impaired sleep and being involved in accidents that had victims. Violations were greater amongst those who drove after drinking, used drugs, had anxiety and impaired sleep. Conclusion: Substance use, mental health, drowsiness and violence are interrelated for Brazilian truck drivers.


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Aparecida de Barros Junqueira, M., Martins Pereira, N., Diehl, A., Gonçalves Perruci, L., Alves dos Santos, R., dos Santos, M. A., Pillon, S. C., & Wagstaff, C. (2023). Consumo de sustancias y salud mental de los camioneros brasileños. Anales de Psicología / Annals of Psychology, 39(3), 384–394.
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