Sociological aspects of substance misuse

Michael Bloor, Alison Munro

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Drug use often occurs in concert with psychiatric morbidity: psychiatric morbidity may precipitate drug use; and harmful drug use, or dependence, or intoxication, or withdrawal may lead to psychiatric morbidity, including self-harm and suicide. Such co-morbidity has a poorer prognosis: drug users ...

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness
PublisherSAGE Publications
Chapter17
Pages350-366
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781446200988
ISBN (Print)9781847873828
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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