TITLE

Cocaine use: Glimpses of heaven

AUTHOR(S)
Glauser, Ann Shanks
PUB. DATE
April 1995
SOURCE
Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the attitudes, motivations, feelings and beliefs associated with the use of cocaine. Investigation of self-reported perceptions of personal power associated with cocaine use; Summary of interviews of cocaine users; Implications of study results.
ACCESSION #
9509242609

 

Related Articles

  • Scientists find target for cocaine treatment.  // Addiction Letter;Jun95, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p5 

    Reports on the identification of the site where cocaine binds to the dopamine transporter protein by George Uhl and others at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Possibility of disabling the cocaine-binding site without affecting the proteins...

  • Down and out. Paulos, Leah // Scholastic Choices;Feb/Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p6 

    The article focuses on cocaine addiction in the U.S.

  • Management of Cocaine Abuse and Dependence. Mendelson, Jack H.; Mello, Nancy K. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/11/96, Vol. 334 Issue 15, p965 

    Highlights several aspects of the management of cocaine abuse and dependence in the United States during the 20th century. Estimates on the incidence of cocaine use by Americans in 1992; Diagnostic criteria for cocaine intoxication; Pharmacotherapy for cocaine abuse and dependence; Psychotherapy...

  • Johns Hopkins doctors find target for cocaine treatment.  // Alcoholism Report;Apr95, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p6 

    Informs that researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have isolated the site where cocaine binds to the dopamine transporter protein. Finding that this cocaine-binding site can be disabled without affecting the protein's primary function;...

  • Coke gets in your eyes. Dixit, Jay // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p18 

    Reports on a device called electroretinogram which is being tested by researchers at Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) for detecting when recovering cocaine addicts are biologically vulnerable to relapse.

  • COPING WITH COCAINE. Lieber, James // Atlantic (02769077);Jan1986, Vol. 257 Issue 1, p39 

    Discusses the failure of the U.S. government's program on fighting cocaine abuse in the 1980s. Ways to make cocaine less available to confirmed and potential users; Growth of cocaine consumption; Increase in the availability and use of cocaine; Public health implications of cocaine abuse.

  • Cocaine: The plague of the 20th century. Henderson, James W. // Baylor Business Review;Spring1992, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p20 

    Discusses the economic and social costs of abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, in the United States. Health care costs attributable directly to cocaine use; Reduction of productivity and loss of employment; Law enforcement costs; Cost of educating children born with drug-induced learning...

  • Cocaine a killer. Monroe, Judy // Current Health 2;Mar1997, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p22 

    Provides information on cocaine. Source of cocaine; Physical characteristics; Commercial names; Stimulating effects on the central nervous system; Ability to induce heart attack or stroke; Negative effects of long-term use; Treatment.

  • A GROWING HABIT.  // Winner;Apr2003, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p12 

    Presents a puzzle about the growing habit of cocaine use.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics