ERIC Number: ED070631
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug-28
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Drug Abuse Awareness System (DACAS), Volume 1 Number 5.
National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information.
The Drug Abuse Current Awareness System (DACAS) is a comprehensive biweekly listing of citations of the recent drug abuse literature, derived from scanning the major publications media in the area, including scientific and technical journals, popular magazines, underground newspapers, books, legal journals, and government project reports. The citations are categorized into 21 "Major Subject Areas" as follows: History; Socio-Cultural Aspects; Epidemiology; Law and Public Policy; Etiology; Treatment and Rehabilitation; Psychology and Psychological Effects; Public Information; Drug Education; Community Action; Information Resources; Pharmacology, Chemistry, and Toxicology; Behavior and Physiological Effects; Narcotics; Stimulants; Depressants; Hallucinogens; Cannabis and Derivatives; Volatile Substances; Other Drugs of Abuse; and Literature. Citations are listed alphabetically by author under each heading with complete bibliographical information. The original articles are not available from the clearinghouse, but may be obtained from local university or medical libraries. A listing of current "Conferences and Seminars" follows. DACAS is distributed by the National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information which is operated by the National Institute of Mental Health. (Author/LK)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information.