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Epidemiology of Drug Abuse

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ISBN 100387244158
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ing community epidemiology networks on drug abuse in developing countries, includ- ing structural issues at the national and international levels, resource constraints, funding and concepts such as the need for flexibility and adopting a “small-wins”.


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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. Wills, Carmella Walker and Jody A. Resko ; Drug abuse and the spread of infection: HIV and AIDS as an example /.

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A total of 59 studies from 31 countries in the. The rise in non-fatal and fatal overdoses involving stimulants with and without opioids in the United States. This report analyzes trends and recent changes in nonfatal and fatal stimulant overdose rates, with and without opioids.

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