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Drug Use and Abuse in Peru

Joel M. Jutkowitz

Drug Use and Abuse in Peru

An Epidemiological Investigation of Drugs in Urban Peru

by Joel M. Jutkowitz

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Published by Univ Pr of Amer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug Abuse,
  • Drug abuse surveys,
  • Peru,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11392248M
    ISBN 10081917999X
    ISBN 109780819179999
    OCLC/WorldCa123054087

    World Book Encyclopedia () defined drug abuse as thenon-medical use of a drug that interferes with a healthy and productive life Manbe () defined drug abuse as the excessive, maladaptive or addictive use of drugs for non-medical hi () viewed drug abuse as the use of drugs to the extent that interferes with the health.


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According to the Central Intelligence Agency. The abuse of alcohol and illicit and prescription drugs continues to be a major health problem internationally.

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