The Epidemiology of heroin and other narcotics / editor, Joan Dunne Rittenhouse.

Rockville, Md. : National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Research ; 1977.

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Other Authors Rittenhouse, Joan Dunne.
Subjects Drug addiction -- United States.
Drug addiction.
Heroin Dependence -- epidemiology -- United States -- Congresses.
Heroin abuse -- United States.
Heroin abuse.
Substance-Related Disorders -- epidemiology -- United States -- Congresses.
United States.
Series DHEW publication ; no. (ADM) 78-559.
NIDA research monograph ; 16.
Description vii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Estimating addiction rates and locating target populations : how decomposition into stages helps -- Notes on the spectrum of opiate use --The race, class, and irreversibility hypotheses: Myths and research about heroin -- Prevalence of active heroin use in the United States --Estimating the incidence and prevalence of addiction: why? -- Psychosocial and biomedical aspects of deaths associated with heroin and other narcotics -- Narcotics users, narcotics prices, and criminal activity : an economic analysis -- Heroin epidemiology and the demand for heroin --Some comments on consequences of chronic opiate use.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4639769
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