ERIC Number: ED167673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Drugs and Minorities. Research Issues 21.
Austin, Gregory A., Ed.; And Others
This volume contains summaries of the latest research focusing on the issue of the extent of drug use and abuse among racial and ethnic minorities and the factors influencing it. Taken into consideration are age and sex differences among users, narcotics addiction, socioeconomic influences, cultural factors, racial factors, demographic factors, criminal activity, institutional use, and social impact. Each summary presents the purpose and scope of the research or study, the methods employed, the results obtained, and the author's conclusions. A guide to the summaries gives the racial/ethnic composition of each study's sample and indicates which of the following factors it deals with: (1) multidrug or opiate drug use; (2) epidemiology; (3) sociocultural factors; (4) psychosocial factors; (5) attitudes; (6) crime and laws; and/or (7) treatment. In addition, an index and a complete list of the studies included in this volume are provided. (EB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Documentation Associates, Los Angeles, CA.
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