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Drug use & misuse

cultural perspectives : based on a collaborative study by the World Health Organization

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Published by Croom Helm, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse.,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment.,
  • Drug abuse -- Prevention.,
  • Substance abuse.,
  • Substance dependence.,
  • Cross-cultural comparison.,
  • Drug and narcotic control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Other titlesDrug use and misuse.
    Statementedited by Griffith Edwards, Awni Arif, and Jerome Jaffe.
    ContributionsEdwards, Griffith., Arif, A. E., Jaffe, Jerome., World Health Organization.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .D729 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3167595M
    ISBN 100312219881
    LC Control Number83009627

    Drug use is a major challenge for public services, healthcare professionals and policy-makers all over the world. This book offers a complete overview of the issues associated with substance misuse from an interdisciplinary perspective. Drug abuse is the misuse of recreational or therapeutic drugs that may lead to addiction or dependence, serious physiological injury (such as damage to kidneys, liver, heart), psychological harm (abnormal behaviour patterns, hallucinations, memory loss), or death.. This module is under construction. If you have relevant content you are willing to share, we would appreciate your .

      Signs of drug misuse. Signs of drug misuse, or addiction, may include: continually increasing the dose of drugs to achieve the same effect, a feeling of dependency on drugs, or a fear of stopping using drugs, withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking the drug for a short time, sudden mood changes, a negative or changed outlook on life, loss of.   Comic book educates teens on dangers of prescription drug misuse, opioids; available for TN schools. A comic book, as a part of a series created by a behavioral health care institute, educates Author: Lasherica Thornton.

      Drug Misuse and Motherhood gives drug-using mothers a voice. Based on longitudinal research and in-depth interviews it provides new insights and much-needed information in five key areas: * family life * pregnancy * motherhood * service delivery and development * implications for by: More than one third of U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized adults reported prescription opioid use in , with substantial numbers reporting misuse and use disorders. Relief from physical pain was the most commonly reported motivation for misuse.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: One of the courses in the Education for health project. Cover title: Drug use & misuse. "A Wiley medical publication in association with the Open University.".

Aims: The aim of the research was to identify the types of drugs currently being used by university students, their involvement in multiple drug misuse and drug combinations, and the consequences of drug misuse in terms of associated s: The research was based on an email survey of all first- and second-year students registered as undergraduates Cited by: 6.

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