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Title Geography and drug addiction / edited by Yonette F. Thomas, Douglas Richardson, Ivan Cheung
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 538 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Placing Substance Abuse; Integrating Geography and Social Epidemiology in Drug Abuse Research; Integrating GIS into the Study of Contextual Factors Affecting Injection Drug Use Along the Mexico/US Border; The Spatial Context of Adolescent Alcohol Use*; Migration Patterns and Substance Use among Young Homeless Travelers; Residential Mobility and Drug Use Among Parolees in San Diego, California and Implications for Policy; Social Disorganization, Alcohol, and Drug Markets and Violence*; Integrated Assessment of Addiction Epidemiology in Hong Kong, 1996-2005
Summary The research in this book on the geographical context of drug addiction contributes to better understanding the etiology of addiction, its diffusion, its interaction with geographically variable environmental, social, and economic factors, and the strategies for its treatment and prevention. This book explores links between geography and drug abuse and identifies research ideas, connections, and research pathways which point to some promising avenues for future work in this area. The topics explored in Geography and Drug Addiction include: (1) Spatial patterns of drug use and addiction. (2) Li
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Drug addiction -- Etiology -- Congresses.
Drug addiction -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Drug addiction -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.
Drug addiction -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Applied human geography -- Congresses.
Medical geography -- Congresses.
Substance-Related Disorders -- etiology.
Behavior, Addictive.
Models, Theoretical.
Social Environment.
Substance-Related Disorders -- epidemiology.
Topography, Medical -- methods.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Thomas, Yonette F.
Richardson, Douglas, 1950-
Cheung, Ivan.
Association of American Geographers.
National Institute on Drug Abuse.
LC no. 2008925135
ISBN 1281794910