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Baskin, Deborah and Sommers, Ira (2004) The social consequences of methamphetamine use. Interdisciplinary studies in alcohol and drug use and abuse ; v. 8 Lewiston [N.Y.]: Edwin Mellen Press.

This study analyzes the pharmacological effects, situational contexts and processual dynamics of methamphetamine use, distribution, and violence, using interviews. Evidence supports previous research that suggests continuity from youth aggression to adult violence. Findings indicate that long-term influences - family, psychological/personality, and peer factors. The study could find no evidence of a single, uniform career path that all chronic methamphetamine users follow. It also discovered that violence is not an inevitable outcome of even chronic amphetamine use.


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Drug Type
CNS stimulants
Date
2004
Call No
BJ2.6
Pages
iii, 8
Publisher
Edwin Mellen Press
Place of Publication
Lewiston [N.Y.]
ISBN
0-88946-265-X
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 3069 (Available)

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