The Life of the Heroin User: Typical Beginnings, Trajectories and Outcomes

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Heroin is a worldwide scourge and a seemingly intractable one. The Life of the Heroin User: Typical Beginnings, Trajectories and Outcomes is the first book to apply a biographical approach to the lifecycle of the heroin user from birth until death. Chapters address each stage of the user's life, including childhood, routes to use, the development of dependence, problems arising from addiction, death and options for treatment and prevention. Drawing on over two decades of experience in the field of opiate research, Shane ...

The Life of the Heroin User: Typical Beginnings, Trajectories and Outcomes 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107000636

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