Gender, Heroin Consumption and Economic Behaviour
AbstractThe study examines differences in consumption and economic behaviour among male and female heroin users. The consumption pattern of the heroin addicts vary by gender, with females consuming relatively less alcohol and cannabis but significantly more heroin than their male counterparts.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Bergen in its series Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen with number 199.
Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Postal: Department of Economics, University of Bergen Fosswinckels Gate 6. N-5007 Bergen, Norway
Web page: http://www.uib.no/econ/
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DRUG ADDICTION ; HEALTH ; BEHAVIOUR ; SEX ROLES;
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