Sociological aspects of substance misuse

Michael Bloor, Alison Munro

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781446200988
ISBN (Print)9781847873828
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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