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Author Ryder, David.

Title Drug use and drug related harm : a delicate balance / David Ryder, Alison Salmon, Noni Walker
Edition Second edition
Published East Hawthorn, Vic. : IP Communications, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  362.290994 Ryd/Dua  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Section 1. Setting the scene -- Ch.1. Fundamental concepts of drug use -- Ch. 2. An evidence-based approach -- Section 2. Understanding drug use -- Ch. 3. Drug factors -- Ch.4. The drug user -- Ch.5. Environment or setting factors -- Section 3. Minimising drug-related harm -- Ch. 6. From use to harm -- Ch.7. Demand reduction -- Ch. 8. Supply control -- Ch.9. Harm reduction -- Section 4. Five drugs in detail -- Ch. 10. Alcohol -- Ch.11. Tobacco -- Ch. 12. Cannabis -- Ch.13. Heroin -- Ch. 14. Psychostimulants
Summary Why do people use drugs? Are drugs good for you? Are they bad for you? What is drug related harm? This book attempts to answer these questions objectively, rationally and without condemnation. It argues that almost everyone is a drug user, but some drug use in certain situations can be harmful
Analysis Drug abuse - Australia - Prevention
Drug abuse - Australia
Drugs - Australia
Substance abuse - Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 254-278
Audience Tertiary students
Subject Drug abuse -- Australia -- Prevention.
Drug abuse -- Australia.
Drugs of abuse -- Australia.
Drugs -- Australia.
Random breath testing -- Australia.
Substance abuse -- Prevention -- Australia
Substance abuse -- Australia.
Substance-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Author Salmon, Alison.
Walker, Noni.
LC no. 2001430306
ISBN 0957861710
Other Titles Drug use and drug-related harm : a delicate balance