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NCJ Number: 121051 Find in a Library
Title: Repertoire of Interventions in the Field of Drug Abuse
Journal: Indian Journal of Social Work  Volume:50  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1989)  Pages:9-16
Author(s): V V Nadkarni
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 8
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: India
Annotation: Social workers and de-addiction workers today have a wide repertoire of interventions available for dealing with drug addiction.
Abstract: Worldwide experimentation and experience in the field of drug abuse have proven that no single method can solve the problem but rather a total and holistic response is needed at the micro and macro levels to 1) the epidemiological triad between the individual (host), the drug (agent), and society (environment), and 2) the social, economic, and political realities that predispose, precipitate, and perpetuate the problem. Various modalities of interventions at the micro and macro levels and some influencing parameters are discussed. Figure, 7 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug treatment programs
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Social worker casework
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