Skip to content
Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Mortality amongst Illicit Drug Users
Epidemiology, Causes and Intervention

$52.00 (0) USD

Part of International Research Monographs in the Addictions

$52.00 (0) USD
Adobe eBook Reader

You will be taken to ebooks.com for this purchase
Buy eBook Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, Paperback


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Over the past 40 years the rate of illicit drug use worldwide has risen dramatically, and with it the number of deaths reported among drug-using populations. What are the clinical, ethical and psychopathological implications of these deaths? In this book, Shane Darke and his team provide the first full, synthetic review of the epidemiology, causes, prevalence, demography, and associated risk factors of illicit-drug-related mortality. In addition, they examine and evaluate interventions to reduce these deaths. The major causes of death among illicit drug users are overdose, disease, suicide and trauma. Each is independently examined. This is an important book for all clinicians and policy makers involved in issues relating to illicit drug use.

    • Comprehensively examines rates and causes of death among illicit drug users
    • Takes an international perspective
    • Integrates discussion of epidemiology, causes, risk factors and prevention
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: November 2006
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511247781
    • availability: Adobe Reader ebooks available from eBooks.com
  • Table of Contents

    1. Why illicit drug-related deaths matter
    2. The global epidemiology of illicit drug use
    3. Mortality amongst illicit drug users
    4. Mortality and drug overdose
    5. Illicit drug use and disease
    6. Mortality and suicide
    7. Mortality and trauma
    8. Reducing drug-related mortality
    9. Summary and conclusions.

  • Authors

    Shane Darke, University of New South Wales, Sydney

    Louisa Degenhardt, University of New South Wales, Sydney

    Richard Mattick, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email cflack@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×