Geography and Drug Addiction

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The research in this book on the geographical context of drug addiction contributes to better understanding the etiology of addiction, its diffusion, its interaction with geographically variable environmental, social, and economic factors, and the strategies for its treatment and prevention. This book explores links between geography and drug abuse and identifies research ideas, connections, and research pathways which point to some promising avenues for future work in this ...
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Overview

The research in this book on the geographical context of drug addiction contributes to better understanding the etiology of addiction, its diffusion, its interaction with geographically variable environmental, social, and economic factors, and the strategies for its treatment and prevention. This book explores links between geography and drug abuse and identifies research ideas, connections, and research pathways which point to some promising avenues for future work in this area.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048120260
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2009
  • Pages: 604
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Integrating Geography in Drug Abuse Research

1 Placing Substance Abuse Sara McLafferty 1

2 Integrating Geography and Social Epidemiology in Drug Abuse Research Yonette Thomas Douglas Richardson Ivan Cheung 17

Part II Geo-epidemiology in Drug Abuse Research

3 Integrating GIS into the Study of Contextual Factors Affecting Injection Drug Use Along the Mexico/US Border Kimberly C. Brouwer John R. Weeks Remedios Lozada Steffanie A. Strathdee 27

4 The Spatial Context of Adolescent Alcohol Use Karen A. Snedker Jerald R. Herting 43

5 Migration Patterns and Substance Use among Young Homeless Travelers Stephen E. Lankenau Bill Sanders Jennifer Jackson Bloom Dodi Hathazi Erica Alarcon Stephanie Tortu Michael C. Clatts 65

6 Residential Mobility and Drug Use Among Parolees in San Diego, California and Implications for Policy Meagan Cahill Nancy LaVigne 85

7 Social Disorganization, Alcohol, and Drug Markets and Violence Aniruddha Banerjee Elizabeth LaScala Paul J. Gruenewald Bridget Freisthler Andrew Treno Lillian G. Remer 117

8 Integrated Assessment of Addiction Epidemiology in Hong Kong, 1996-2005 Shui Shan Lee Phoebe TT Pang 131

9 Residential Segregation and the Prevalence of Injection Drug Use among Black Adult Residents of US Metropolitan Areas Hannah L.F Cooper Samuel R. Friedman Barbara Tempalski Risa Friedman 145

10 The Realtionship of Ecological Containment and Heroin Practices Avelardo Valdez Alice Cepeda 159

11 Comparing Unintentional Opioid Poisoning Mortality in Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Counties, United States, 1999-2003 Nabarun Dasgupta Michele Jonsson Funk John S. Brownstein 175

12 Spatial Patterns of Clandestine Methamphetamine Labs in ColoradoSprings, Colorado Max Lu Jessica Burnum 193

13 A Therapeutic Landscape? Contextualizing Methamphetamine in North Dakota Kevin Romig Alex Feidler 209

14 Aer Spatial Variables Important? The Case of Markets for Multiple Drugs in British Bengal Siddharth Chandra Aaron Swoboda 221

Part III Geography of Injection Drug Users and HIV

15 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Rates and Heroin Trafficking: Fearful Symmetries Chris Beyrer 243

16 Metropolitan Area Characteristics, Injection Drug Use and HIV Among Injectors Samuel R. Friedman Barbara Tempalski Hannah Cooper Spencer Lieb Joanne Brady Peter L. Flom Risa Friedman Karla Gostnell Don C Des Jarlais 255

17 Factors Influencing Drug Use and HIV Risk in Two Nicaraguan Cities Michele G. Shedlin Rita Arauz Pascual Ortells Mariana Aburto Danilo Norori 267

18 Drug Use and HIV/AIDS: Risk Environments in Post-Soviet Russia Dominique Moran 287

19 Substance Abuse and HIV in China Xiushi Yang 305

Part IV Geographic Dimensions of Drug Treatment and Prevention

20 Placing the Dynamics of Syringe Exchange Programs in the United States Barbara Tempalski 319

21 The effect of individual, program, and neighborhood variables on continuity of treatment among dually diagnosed individuals Gerald J. Stahler Silvana Mazzella Jeremy Mennis Sanjoy Chakravorty George Rengert Ralph Spiga 337

22 Exploring the Reciprocal Effects of Substance Abuse Treatment Provision and Area Substance Abuse Matthew E. Archibald 353

23 Using a GIS Framework to Assess Hurricane Recovery Needs of Substance Abuse Center Clients in Katrina- and Rita-Affected Areas Traci Craig Green Cynthia Pope 369

24 Using GIS to Identify Drug Markets and Reduce Drug-Related Violence Eleazer D. Hunt Marty Sumner Thomas J. Scholten James M. Frabutt 395

Part V Emerging Research Directions

25 Modeling the Spatial Patterns of Substance and Drug Abuse in the US Sucharita Gopal Matt Adams Mark Vanelli 415

26 REconceptualizing Sociogeographic Context for the Study of Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction Mei-Po Kwan Ruth D. Peterson Christopher R. Browning Lori A. Burrington Catherine A. Calder Lauren J. Krivo 437

27 Spatial Analytical Approaches to Explaining the Trends and Patterns of Drug Overdose Deaths Charlie DiMaggio Angela Bucciarelli Kenneth J. Tardiff David Vlahov Sandro Galea 447

References 465

Index 521

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