Visit our Clinical Hub ยป

A Collection of papers on Drug Issues in Ireland

Author: Moran, Rosalyn; Dillion, Lucy; O'Brein, Mary; Maycock, Paula; Farell, Eimear; Pike, Brigid

Publication Year: 2001


List of tables
List of figures

Chapter 1: National drugs strategy and structural mechanisms
1.1 Introduction
1.2 National drugs strategy 1996 - 2000
1.3 National drugs strategy 2001 - 2008
1.4 National development plan 2000 - 2006
1.5 National Co-Ordination and Implementaion
1.6 Regional/Local Co-Orindination and Implementation
1.7 Evaluation of national strategies
1.8 Conclusions
1.9 References

Chapter 2: Drug-related infectious diseases
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Prevalance of HIV, HBV and HCV among drug users
2.3 Determinants of drug-related infectious diseases
2.4 Consequences of drug-related infectious diseases
2.5 New developments and uptake of prevention/harm reduction and care
2.6 Conclusion
2.7 References

Chapter 3: Cocaine use in Ireland: An exploratory Study
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Pharmacological dimensions of cocaine and modes of use
3.3 Research methodology
3.4 Existing data sources and other relevant empirical research on Cocaine use
3.5 Views on Surface providers and key informants on the cocaine problem
3.6 Exploratory study of social/recreational cocaine use
3.7 Cocaine use in Ireland: Discussion and conclusion
3.8 References

Chapter 4: Women, Children and Drug Use
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Historical and cultural background
4.3 Epidemiology of female drug use
4.4 HIV/AIDS, women, children and drug use
4.5 Drug use among female prisoners
4.6 Pregnancy and drug use
4.7 Children and drug use
4.8 Demand reduction (prevention, treatment and care) and female drug users
4.9 Barriers to service access
4.10 Conclusion
4.11 References


Format Print
Keywords central nervous system drugs, anti coagulant drugs, psychotropic drugs, pharmaceutical services, pharmacodynamics, pharmacology, vegetable drugs, veterinary drugs, designer drugs, cytotoxic drugs, child proof drug containers, drug side effects, drug toxicology, drug trafficing, drug use, drugs, drugs control, dosage, drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addiction treatment, drug addicts, drug administration, drug adverse reactions, drug and alcohol abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, drug containers, drug information, drug interactions, drug regulations, non prescription drugs, mdma, overdosing
Publisher Drug Misuse Research Division/The Health Research Board
Classification drug abuse
ISBN 1903669022
Pages 182
Categories: Books
Email:, Tel: 01 6763705, Fax: 01 6765850