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ERIC Number: ED177454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
International Drug Use; Research Issues 23.
Austin, Gregory A., Ed.; And Others
This collection of resources contains 95 summaries of research conducted on drug use in countries other than the United States, and is designed to be an introductory set of readings which provide a basic familiarity with drug use patterns in foreign countries. The first section contains 23 studies on the United Kingdom while the second section contains 72 studies organized by major geographical area and then by individual country. In each section the studies are cited alphabetically; the table of contents provides an overview of the geographic arrangement and the countries and drugs discussed. A wide range of topics is presented including epidemiological issues, law enforcement, personality, marihuana, and cross-cultural aspects of drug use. A supplementary bibliography of additional readings is also included. (Author/HLM)
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Marihuana, Psychological Studies, Research, Research Reviews (Publications), Social Attitudes
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-024-00874-5)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Documentation Associates, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For related documents see CG 013 892-94