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NCJ Number: 42961 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CONSEQUENCES OF USE - HEROIN AND OTHER NARCOTICS
Author(s): I F LUK0FF
Corporate Author: Columbia University
School of Social Work
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 69
Sponsoring Agency: Columbia University
New York, NY 10025
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20014
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: N1-71-046; 722-N1-99-099; 5R18 DAO1103
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE THEME OF THIS PAPER IS THAT DRUG ADDICTION IS NOT ALWAYS A CONSEQUENCE OF USING HEROIN OR OTHER OPIATES. CONTINUOUS ADDICTION IS NOT INEVITABLE, AND MANY REGULAR USERS CAN MODULATE OR CEASE USING DRUGS VOLUNTARILY.
Abstract: INFORMATION IS PRESENTED THAT WAS DERIVED FROM THE NATIONAL NARCOTICS REGISTER AND FROM A HIGH DRUG USE GHETTO COMMUNITY. THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE OVERALL PROBLEM OF RATES OF HEROIN USE ARE DISCUSSED, ALONG WITH THE ACCOMPANYING EVIDENCE THAT FEWER PEOPLE ARE COMPULSIVELY USING HARD DRUGS. A BIBLIOGRAPHY SUPPLEMENTS THE TEXT...KAP
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug dependence; Drug information; Drug use
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