Drug dependence: defining the issues

Carlton K. Erickson, Martin A. Javors, William W. Morgan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


There has always been, and will continue to be, controversy over drug addiction-what it is, which drug users acquire it, what drug is most addicting, etc. Just the term “addiction” has multiple meanings to the general public, to the user, and to scientists of different backgrounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAddiction Potential of Abused Drugs and Drug Classes
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781317839484
ISBN (Print)9780866569750
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Psychology(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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