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Young Men and Drugs - A Nationwide Survey

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 5 [Printed in 1976]

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Key Graphs-----iv



List of Tables-----xi


  1. Introduction-----1

  2. Lifetime Prevalence-----13

  3. Current Prevalence-----33

  4. Estimates of Drug Use in the Population of Young Men-----42

  5. The Drug Epidemic-----48

  6. Attitudes, Motivations and Contexts-----62

  7. Problems and Benefits Attributed to Drug Abuse-----76

  8. Drugs, Crime and Criminal Justice-----81

  9. Multiple Drug Use-----98

  10. A Total Drug Use Index-----105

  11. Drug Use and Military Service-----118

  12. Treatment for Drug Use-----125

  13. Regional Variations in Use-----131


  1. Quasi-Medical Use-----135

  2. Specific Drugs Used Within Drug Classes-----138



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