Drug Abuse 1975–1985: Clinical Perspectives of the Bahamian Experience of Illegal Substances

  • Nelson A. Clarke
Conference paper


In 1969, Sandilands Hospital was the only in-patient psychiatric facility in the Bahamas. Hospital records show that for that year, there were twenty-two persons admitted to hospital who were treated for drug related conditions. In 1970, twenty-seven drug related cases were admitted to hospital for treatment and in 1971, there were forty-five, and in 1972, thirty-four.


Depression Schizophrenia Cocaine Hydrochloride Smoke 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nelson A. Clarke
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  1. 1.Sandilands Rehabilitation CentreNassauBahamas

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