Women who use injection drugs: the social context of risk

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Resource Language: 
English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Elizabeth M. Whynot
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines problems and issues specific to women who are injection drug users. Urges physicans to educate themselves about the dynamics of injection drug use in women, particularly the importance of familial and social contexts and associated psychological factors to better achieve primary care outcomes. Includes references.

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ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946