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Self-Report Methods of Estimating Drug Use: Meeting Current Challenges to Validity

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 57 [Printed in 1985]

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Introduction and Overview-----1
Beatrice A. Rouse, Nicholas J. Kozel, and Louise G. Richards

A Discussion of Validity-----4
David N. Nurco

Validation of Self-Report: The Research Record-----12
Adele V. Harrell

Influence of Privacy on Self-Reported Drug Use by Youths-----22
Joseph Gfroerer

Issues of Validity and Population Coverage in Student Surveys of Drug Use-----31
Lloyd D. Johnston and Patrick M. O’Malley

Sampling and Coverage Difficulties in Canadian Drug Use Surveys and Efforts to Avoid Them-----55
Reginald G. Smart

Dynamic Simulation Models: How Valid Are They?-----63
Raymond C. Shreckengost

Telephone Surveying for Drug Abuse: Methodological Issues and an Application-----71
Blanche Frank

A Pilot Study Assessing Maternal Marijuana Use by Urine Assay During Pregnancy-----84
Barry S. Zuckerman, Ralph W. Hingson, Suzette Morelock, Hortensia Amaro, Deborah Frank, James R. Sorenson, Herbert L. Kayne, and Ralph Timperi

History of Heroin Prevalence Estimation Techniques-----94
Marc D. Brodsky

The Nominative Technique: A New Method of Estimating Heroin Prevalence-----104
Judith Droitcour Miller

Heroin Incidence: A Trend Comparison Between National Household Survey Data and Indicator Data-----125
Raquel A. Crider

Estimating Heroin Imports into the United States-----141
Keith L. Gardiner and Raymond C. Shreckengost

Estimating the Size of a Heroin-Abusing Population Using Multiple-Recapture Census-----158
J. Arthur Woodward, Douglas G. Bonett, and M.L. Brecht


List of Monographs-----175

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