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The heroin epidemics

a study of heroin use in the United States, 1965-1975

by Leon Gibson Hunt

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Spectrum Publications : distributed by Halsted Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Heroin abuse,
    • Drug abuse -- United States,
    • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLeon Gibson Hunt and Carl D. Chambers.
      SeriesSociomedical science series
      ContributionsChambers, Carl D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5822.H4 H84 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5213132M
      ISBN 100470152311
      LC Control Number75042343

      The Second Heroin Epidemic. In the second major wave of American opiate addiction, heroin was integrated into the new cultural identity of the “hipster” first through the Harlem jazz scene in the s and s. Then, the Beatnik subculture of the s continued to integrate opiates into the hipster movement. During this period, the major. How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic William N. Evans, Ethan Lieber, Patrick Power. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Health Care, Health Economics We attribute the recent quadrupling of heroin death rates to the August, reformulation of an oft-abused prescription opioid, OxyContin.

        The heroin epidemic of the s and s and its effect on crime trends - then and now Ref: ISBN , Home Office Research Report 79 PDF, . Heroin ITS HISTORY, PHARMACOLOGY,AND TREATMENT SECONDEDITION REVISEDANDUPDATED Humberto Fernandez and Therissa A. Libby, Ph.D. ® THE LIBRARY OF ADDICTIVE DRUGS.

      "The path of heroin from America’s urban slums to its trim suburban subdivisions is traced by a Los Angeles Times reporter. Quinones’ deeply researched and readable book says well-heeled addicts got hooked first on pain-killing medications like OxyContin--but then switched to much cheaper Mexican heroin, feeding a problem across the nation.".   Oz on the Inside: A Festering Epicenter of Heroin That Will Shock You. Today, an inside look at a dark and deeply disturbing side of heroin you haven’t seen. See why Dr. Oz says “I just walked into hell” aka ground zero of the heroin epidemic where overdoses occurred last year.


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