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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
Call No:BJ2.6
Pages:iii, 8
Publisher:Edwin Mellen Press
Place of Publication:Lewiston [N.Y.]
Keywords:methamphetamine, schedule III CNS stimulants, violence, interview, AODR violence, general topics in research, United States
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Accession Number:HRB 3069 (Available)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Criminality > Youth (juvenile) offending
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Substance related crime
VA Geographic area > United States
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Methamphetamine
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social costs and benefits > Social costs and benefits of substance use
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences

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