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Epidemiology of drug abuse

Epidemiology of drug abuse

research, clinical, and social perspectives, December 1985 : Community Epidemiology Work Group proceedings.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Division of Epidemiology and Statistical Analysis, National Institute on Drug Abuse in [Washington, D.C.], Rockville, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Statistics -- Congresses.,
    • Drug control -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsNational Institute on Drug Abuse. Community Epidemiology Work Group., Birch & Davis Associates.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .E515 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2344812M
      LC Control Number86602193

      In book: Substance Abuse Disorders, pp.1 - Epidemiology of inhalant use. Drug abuse is a public health problem that has been manifested in many different ways across the globe. For the. Meyer D. Glantz, PhD, is the associate director for science and acting deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health. At NIDA, Dr. Glantz has previously served as the chief of the Epidemiology Research Branch and the director of the Etiology Research :

        Division of Epidemiology, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA. Search for more papers by this authorAuthor: Jana McAninch, Alex Secora, Cynthia Kornegay, Judy Staffa. problem drug users across all 36 states of the Federation, as well as the Federal Capital Territory. A total of 2, persons were interviewed for the KIS. The survey provides statistically-sound and policy-relevant data on the extent and pattern of drug use in Nigeria, the socio-demographic characteristics of drug users, their.

        What Works in Drug Abuse Epidemiology provides a variety of examples of epidemiologic research methods concentrating on three major themes. The approaches and findings of epidemiological efforts nationally and internationally are presented, demonstrating the adaptability of methods under the varying cultural and political climates of the United Author: Taylor And Francis. Epidemiology of Drug Abuse: : Zili Sloboda: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign.


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A common language for a common problem: the developing role of drug epidemiology in a global context / Paul Griffiths and Rebecca McKetin ; Longitudinal studies of drug use and abuse / Thomas A.

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