Drug Addicts-Are they all the Same?
To attempt an overview of the literature in the area of personality traits and substance abuse is a frustrating experience. The equivocal and often contradictory findings leave the reviewer baffled and confused.
KeywordsDrug Abuse Criminal Justice System Drug Addict Intact Family Heroin Addict
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