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Epidemiology of Drug Abuse

Epidemiology of Drug Abuse

by Zili Sloboda


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489995643
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/11/2014
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Defining and Measuring Drug Abuse Behaviors.- Drug Abuse Heterogeneity and the Search for Subtypes.- Studying the Natural History of Drug Abuse.- Health, Social and Psychological Consequences of Drug Use and Abuse.- Use of Archival Data.- Sampling Issues in Drug Epidemiology.- Collecting Drug Use Data from Different Populations.- Indirect Methods to Estimate Prevalence.- Qualitative Methods in the Drug Abuse Fields.- Ethical Considerations for Drug Abuse Epidemiologic Research.- A Common Language for a Common Problem: The Developing Role of Drug Epidemiology in a Global Context.- Longitudinal Studies of Drug Use and Abuse.- Drug Abuse and the Spread of Infection.- Implications of Epidemiologic Information for Effective Drug Abuse Prevention Strategies.- The Role of Treatment Data in Studying the Epidemiology of Substance Use and Abuse.

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