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The American Medical Association's concern for problems of drug misuse and abuse, and the physician's increasing role in drug abuse treatment, have resulted in the AMA's publishing a book dealing with the causes, incidence, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of drug abuse. The author credits the conception of the book to Dr. Emanuel M. Steindler, Director of the AMA Department of Mental Health, and acknowledges the contributions of many persons, particularly Drs. Sidney Cohen, Joseph H. Skom, and David E. Smith, members of the Panel on Drug Abuse of the AMA Council on Scientific Affairs. The book is intended for primary
Drug Abuse: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:261. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-2-261_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(2):261.
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