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Drug use in Australia : preventing harm / edited by Margaret Hamilton, Trevor King, Alison Ritter
Bib ID 1053775
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Edition 2nd ed. 
Description South Melbourne, Australia ; Oxford : Oxford University Press in association with Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre, 2004 
xvi, 320 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0195514807
9780195514803
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Di@yll

Summary

Illustrates the policy, preventive and treatment responses to drug use and details the social and political implications of these approaches.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: 1. Drugs in Society: A Social History
  • Part I: The Bio-Social and Cultural Context of Drug Use
  • 2. The Pharmacological Dimension of Psychoactive Drugs
  • 3. The Epidemiology of Australian Drug Use
  • 4. Grand Theories of Drug Use
  • 5. The Social Context of Drug Use
  • 6. Psychological Theories of Drug Use and Dependence
  • 7. Alcohol and Aboriginal Society: Heavy Drinking and Allied Responses
  • 8. Women and Drugs
  • 9. Youth Drug Use
 
Notes

Previous ed. [entitled: Drug use in Australia : a harm minimisation approach]: 1998.

Includes bibliographies and index.

Subjects Drug abuse -- Australia.  |  Drug abuse -- Australia -- Prevention.  |  Drug use and abuse  |  Social conditions  |  Health education  |  Youth  |  Women  |  Aborigines  |  Case studies
Other authors/contributors Ritter, Alison  |  King, Trevor, 1954-  |  Hamilton, Margaret (Margaret A.)  |  Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre
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