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The social and medical management of the British drug problem is presented in this easily read book that is directed toward the interested physician and the educated layman. Although this book obviously favors the medically oriented British approach over the legally enforced American management of drugs, it highlights clearly both the drawbacks and the benefits of the British system.
The drug users described in the case histories presented are almost uniformly from a white, middle-class background or from the relatively structured British social system. The drug culture is focused more on the use of heroin and cocaine and less on
The Drug Scene in Great Britain 'Journey into Loneliness.'. Ann Intern Med. ;69:175. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-1-175_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(1):175.
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