Macroenvironmental Factors as Determinants of Substance Use and Abuse

  • Gerard J. Connors
  • Arthur R. Tarbox
Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)

Abstract

There is little doubt that the use and abuse of alcohol and drugs is a process that is multidetermined, and there exists a variety of factors that can significantly affect substance use. The purpose of this chapter is to outline and discuss the role of one class of factors—macroenvironmental variables—on the use of alcohol and drugs.

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Alcohol Abuse Alcoholic Beverage Psychoactive Substance Methadone Maintenance Methadone Maintenance Program 
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  • Gerard J. Connors
    • 1
  • Arthur R. Tarbox
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of Texas Medical School at HoustonHoustonUSA

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