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Characteristics and harms associated with injecting versus smoking methamphetamine among methamphetamine treatment entrants

McKetin, Rebecca; Ross, Joanne; Kelly, Erin; Baker, Amanda L; Lee, Nicole; Lubman, Daniel; Mattick, Richard P

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Introduction and Aims. To compare the characteristics and harms associated with injecting and smoking methamphetamine among methamphetamine treatment entrants. Method and design. A structured face-to-face interview was used to assess demographics, drug use patterns and harms [physical and mental health, psychological distress, psychotic symptoms, crime and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk behaviour] among 400 methamphetamine treatment entrants in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81989
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1080/09595230801919486

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