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ERIC Number: EJ166518
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Going Through the Changes: Methadone in New York City
Agar, Michael
Human Organization, 36, 3, 291-5, F 77
Methadone has been defined as an agent to draw addicts out of the street life into "straight" society. However, the complementary perspective of the streets sees methadone as a new, widely available drug to be integrated into a subculture previously dominated by heroin. This article discusses the adaptation to methadone and its implications. (NQ)
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)