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International challenge of drug abuse

International challenge of drug abuse

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Research in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.,
  • Drug abuse -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Drug addiction -- Treatment -- Congresses.,
  • Psychopharmacology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Robert C. Petersen.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesNIDA research monograph ;, 19, DHEW publication ;, no. (ADM) 78-654
    ContributionsPetersen, Robert C., World Congress of Psychiatry, Honolulu, 1977.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564 .I56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4745074M
    LC Control Number78060498

    Drug use can result in drug addiction, serious impairment, illness and death. Health risks of commonly used drugs include the following: Cocaine — Risk of heart attack, stroke and seizures; Ecstasy — Risk of liver failure and heart failure; Inhalants — Risk of damage to heart, lungs, liver and kidneys from long-term use; Marijuana — Risk of impairment in memory, learning, problem. Take the Nat'l Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge See Highlights from NDAFW Events National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week Highlights Drug and Alcohol Facts Week Highlights.

    Ironically, today Bhutan is faced with a challenging situation of drug and alcohol abuse increasingly among the youth. This paper explored current epidemiological understanding in Bhutan about drug abuse among youth. Method: Scientific studies and literature published from to on the issue were collected and reviewed. Drugs and Youth: The Challenge of Today mainly focuses on the issue of drug addiction in youth and on how to bring this issue to the knowledge of the concerned sectors. This text first discusses the effects on the fetus and newborn of drug abuse in pregnancy. This book then explains the major drugs adolescents and young adults take, including.

    Drug abuse / Roman Espejo, book editor. p. cm. — (Current controversies) quences of drug abuse and propagate antidrug messages. Although the challenge of dismantling the international drug trade is difficult, the threat of drug abuse to society is too great to ignore. Teen Challenge of Southern California brings hope and healing to tens of thousands of men and women trapped in drug and alcohol abuse. ARISE United This year we’re pulling out all the stops! ARISE United will be a two-day, livestream event focusing on tough issues facing our communities today!.


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OCLC Number: Notes: "Thanks are due to the World Psychiatric Association, sponsor; the American Psychiatric Association, host; the staff of the VI World Congress of Psychiatry, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, August September 3, ; and especially to each person who took part in the plenary session and symposia of the Drug Dependence Section upon which this monograph is based"--Page iv.

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Doha - The State of Qatar joined the countries of the world in celebrating of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls .Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts.

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