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Author D'Abbs, Peter.

Title Petrol sniffing in Aboriginal communities : a review of interventions / by Peter d'Abbs and Sarah MacLean
Published [Darwin, N.T.] : Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health, 2000


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Description x, 98 pages ; 30 cm
Summary This is a review of published and unpublished literature addressing petrol sniffing in Australian Aboriginal communities. In this executive summary, the main findings are itemised; however, because petrol sniffing, when it occurs, is invariably a product of a complex mix of causes findings should not be considered in isolation
Analysis Aboriginal communities
Community participation
Community policing
Health education
Petrol sniffing
Reviews of research
Social behaviour problems
Notes An updated edition of this review is published unter the title "Volatile substance misuse : a review of interventions" (d'Abbs & MacLean, 2008). In addition to petrol sniffing, the updated review covers other forms of VSM such as inhalation of aerosol paints, and other settings beside remote Indigenous communities
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 87-97)
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet. Address as of 29/01/2003:
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Drug use.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Substance use.
Inhalant abuse -- Australia.
Petrol sniffing -- Australia -- Prevention
Petrol sniffing -- Australia
Substance abuse -- Australia.
Prevention and Control
Substance-Related Disorders.
Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.
Gasoline -- adverse effects.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Solvents -- adverse effects.
Author MacLean, Sarah.
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health (Australia)
LC no. 2001347908
ISBN 187683112X
Other Titles Volatile substance misuse : a review of interventions