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Volatile substance abuse in Australia / Senate Select Committee on Volatile Substance Fumes, the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia
Bib ID 1918560
Format BookBook
Author
Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Volatile Substance Fumes
 
Description Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985 
xviii, 284 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0644045396
Summary

General report on social problem which concentrates on petrol inhalation among youth of Aboriginal communities; prevalence; characteristics of sniffers; substances and methods causes and motivations; physical and psychological effects; social consequences; responses to eradication; prerequisites for effective control and suggested strategy.

Full contents pt. 1. Volatile substance abuse among urban youth -pt. 2. Petrol inhalation among youth of Aboriginal communities : conclusions and recommendations. 
Notes

Australian Government Publishing Service cat. no. 8519722.

Bibliography: p. 245-253.

Subjects Youth -- Australia -- Substance use.  |  Inhalant abuse -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation.  |  Adolescence.  |  Substance use - Illicit drugs.  |  Substance use - Solvent / Petrol / Glue sniffing.  |  Child welfare - Youth services.  |  Australia.
Music Publisher Number Australian Government Publishing Service cat. no. 8519722 

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