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Oliver, Philip and Horspool, Michelle and Rowse, Georgina and Parry, Mark and Keen, Jenny and Mathers, Nigel (2007) A psychological autopsy study of non-deliberate fatal opiate-related overdose. London: National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse.

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The study adapted and described the psychological autopsy methodology to identify psychological and social risk factors associated with fatal opiate overdose. A case-control study was also conducted, in which living heroin users were compared to those who died from opiate overdose, in order to identify the psychological and social risks associated with fatal opiate overdose.


Date:2007
Call No:PB6.12.2.4, VH4.4
Pages:19 p.
Publisher:National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB 4667 (Available)
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Subjects:P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Drug use > Drug intoxication > Poisoning (overdose)
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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