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The objective of this study was to explore patterns of alcohol consumption of older persons in Botswana and to identify sociodemographic correlates of hazardous drinking. This report is based on cross-sectional data from a sub-sample of a national representative sample of older persons. Twelve...
Given the particular dynamics associated with alcohol-control systems across national and temporal contexts, there exists a tremendous potential for studying alcohol-control systems in a comparative context. This can best be done by analyzing the interplay of the effects of particular...
During the late 1990s in the United States, rural Kentucky (and rural pockets of nearby states) witnessed the emergence of a new pharmaceutical drug of abuse. The powerful oxycodone OxyContin, first manufactured in 1996 and designed for time-release pain relief, found a ready population in rural...
The Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) was introduced into the Australian drug policy community in 1997 by the Howard conservative government as part of its “Tough on Drugs” policy initiative. Support in 1997 by the states and territories through the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy...
Arguing that the role of pleasure in young people's decisions to use inhalants has been underexplored, this paper provides a typology for the kinds of pleasurable experience young people report from chroming (an Australian term for inhalant use involving aerosol paints). The paper draws on...
To explore syringe access patterns and implications for HIV prevention programming, data from qualitative interviews (n=120) with injection drug users (IDU) and an evaluation of a satellite syringe-exchange program (SEP) were used. Three patterns were identified: IDUs who stockpile supplies to...
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