ERIC Number: EJ458643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Someone to Count On: Homeless, Male Drug Users and Their Friendship Relations.
Sterk-Elifson, Claire; Elifson, Kirk W.
Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development, v21 n3 p235-51 Fall 1992
A study exploring friendship relations of homeless, male drug users (aged between 21 and 50 years) through 27 in-depth interviews in Atlanta (Georgia) found that subjects were engaged in friendship networks that offered social support and that there was a relationship between friendships and patterns of crack cocaine use. (JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia (Atlanta)