Prediction of Drug Dependence and Abuse Liability

  • N. B. Eddy
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Part of the Bayer-Symposium book series (BAYER-SYMP, volume 4)


In an attempt to discuss our ability to predict drug dependence and abuse liability, if and when a substance becomes available for clinical use, I would like to begin by commenting on some events, observations or judgments which seem to me to have had a role in the evolution of the present situation. I will not go very far back, only a little beyond the span of my own experience.


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  • N. B. Eddy
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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