ERIC Number: ED072943
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Oct-9
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Drug Abuse Current Awareness System (DACAS), Volume 1 Number 8.
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 recent drug abuse literature, derived from scanning the major publications media in the area. This includes scientific and technical journals, popular magazines, underground newspapers, books, legal journals, and government project reports. Citations are categorized in 21 major subject areas: history, socio-cultural aspects, epidemiology, law and public policy, etiology, treatment education, community action, information resources, pharmacology/chemistry/toxicology, behavioral and physiological effects, narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, cannabis and derivatives, volatile substances, other drugs of abuse, and literature. Items are entered alphabetically by author under each heading when they are available. A final section notes current conferences and seminars indicating name and location of the program, dates, and whom to contact for further information. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information.