Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents a comparative sample study. by Kerttu Louhivuori

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SeriesMonographs from the Psychiatric Clinic of the Helsinki University Central Hospital -- no. 3
LC ClassificationsHV5840.F5 L68
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Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
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Author(s): Louhivuori,Kerttu Title(s): Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents: a comparative sample study. Country of Publication: Finland Publisher: [Helsinki, ] Description: 87 p.

illus. Language: English MeSH: Adolescent; Finland/epidemiology; Substance-Related Disorders*; Substance-Related Disorders/epidemiology* Notes: Academic dissertation - Helsinki. – “Drug-Addicts and Non-Addicts among Finnish Pubertal Adolescents: A Comparative Sample Study” by Kerttu Louhivuori.

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One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities.

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