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Neale, Joanne (2003) Drug users in society. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan .

This book provides a candid insight into the lives of individuals who are addicted to heroin and other opiates. The processes of obtaining and using drugs are explored within the wider context of personal biographies and daily routines. Key topics considered include childhood experiences, crime and violence, housing situations, family relationships, prison life, health matters, and drug treatments.


Item Type:Book
Date:2003
Call No:MC8
Pages:xiii,
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Place of Publication:Basingstoke
ISBN:0-333-91262-4
Keywords:heroin, opiates, family background, cultural patterns of AOD use, illegal drug use, illegal drug use, intravenous drug user, intravenous drug user
Notes:includes index, bibliographical references
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Accession Number:HRB 2015 (Available)
Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Substance use history
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural aspects of substance use > Sociocultural substance use
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
T Demographic characteristics > Substance user
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family environment > Family background
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime > Crime associated with substance production and distribution

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