2005

Epidemiology of Drug Abuse

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ISBN: 978-0-387-24415-0 (Print) 978-0-387-24416-7 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Natural History of Drug Abusing Behaviors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Defining and Measuring Drug Abusing Behaviors

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      Pages 15-27

      Drug Abuse Heterogeneity and the Search for Subtypes

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      Pages 29-43

      Studying the Natural History of Drug Use

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      Pages 45-59

      Health, Social, and Psychological Consequences of Drug Use and Abuse

  2. Epidemiological Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-78

      Use of Archival Data

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      Pages 79-98

      Sampling Issues in Drug Epidemiology

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      Pages 99-111

      Collecting Drug Use Data from Different Populations

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      Pages 113-131

      Indirect Methods to Estimate Prevalence

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      Pages 133-144

      Qualitative Methods in the Drug Abuse Field

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      Pages 145-157

      Ethical Considerations for Drug Abuse Epidemiologic Research

  3. Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiologic Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-176

      A Common Language for a Common Problem: The Developing Role of Drug Epidemiology in a Global Context

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      Pages 177-192

      Longitudinal Studies of Drug Use and Abuse

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      Pages 193-208

      Drug Abuse and the Spread of Infection: HIV and AIDS as an Example

  4. Epidemiologic Information and Demand Reduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-223

      Implications of Epidemiologic Information for Effective Drug Abuse Prevention Strategies

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      Pages 225-233

      The Role of Treatment Data in Studying the Epidemiology of Substance Use and Abuse