Topic 12 : drugs in society

Miller, Peter 2007, Topic 12 : drugs in society. In Burdess, Neil (ed), Sociology of health : study guide and readings (ASC206/306), Deakin University, Geelong, Vic., pp.1-20.

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Title Topic 12 : drugs in society
Author(s) Miller, PeterORCID iD for Miller, Peter
Title of book Sociology of health : study guide and readings (ASC206/306)
Editor(s) Burdess, Neil
Publication date 2007
Start page 1
End page 20
Total pages 20
Publisher Deakin University
Place of Publication Geelong, Vic.
Summary Available from Deakin University Archives
Notes Contents : Learning resources, Textbook, Readings; Introduction; What is a drug?; Different effects of drugs; Who uses drugs?; Social and economic harms of drug use; Why do people use drugs?, Drug user as sinner, Drug user as sick person (disease model), Social victim, Functional drug use; Mental health and drug use; Social aspects of drug use; What have we done about drugs-a history of drug policy, Opium, Alcohol; What do we do about it now?, I. Supply reduction, 2. Demand reduction, 3. Harm reduction; Summary; Postscript; References; Further resources.
Edition Revised
Language eng
Field of Research 160508 Health Policy
111714 Mental Health
170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
HERDC Research category B2.1 Book chapter in non-commercially published book
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