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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Royuela, Luis and Montanari, Linda and Rosa, Miriam and Vicente, Julian (2014) Drug use in prison: assessment report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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The report presents a review of tools for monitoring illicit drug use in prison population in Europe. The objective of the report is to describe the existing tools used at national level, to assess their comparability and to build a common European basis for data collection on drug use and prison. The document will have an introduction, including the recent activities carried out in the last years at the EMCDDA, the formal mandate and the methodological developments. The report will present the assessment results by information area. Finally a draft questionnaire will be presented as minimum common basis to monitor drug use and among prisoners at European level. 

Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Mapping and assessment of national questionnaires on drug use and related questionnaires in prison
  • The assessment results
  • Concluding remarks
  • Annex: European Questionnaire on Drug Use among Prisoners (EQDP) (see related link below)
Date:February 2014
Pages:35 p.
Publisher:Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Luxembourg
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
VA Geographic area > Europe
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence

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