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Geography and drug addiction

Author: Yonette F Thomas; Douglas Richardson; Ivan Cheung; Association of American Geographers.; National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Geography and drug addiction.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2008
(OCoLC)231590361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yonette F Thomas; Douglas Richardson; Ivan Cheung; Association of American Geographers.; National Institute on Drug Abuse.
ISBN: 9781402085093 1402085095 1281794910 9781281794918
OCLC Number: 288467494
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.
Responsibility: edited by Yonette F. Thomas, Douglas Richardson, Ivan Cheung.

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Making Connections: Geography and Drug Addiction Geography involves making connections - connections in our world among people and places, cultures, human activities, and natural processes.  Read more...

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