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ERIC Number: EJ156803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Descriptive and Functional Classifications of Drug Abusers
Carlin, Albert S.; Stauss, Fred F.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 2, 222-227, Apr 77
Polydrug (non-opiate-drug) abusers have previously been classified by a variety of typologies that can be characterized as either descriptive, functional, or a combination of both. This investigation proposes two objective scoring systems that classify polydrug users on a streetwise/straight dimension and on a self-medication/recreational-use dimension. (Author)
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