Accession Number:

ADA017579

Title:

A Study of Department of Defense Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Programs. Volume II. Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations. Part D. Identification of Drug Users. Part E. Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Counseling for Drug Users.

Descriptive Note:

Comprehensive rept.,

Corporate Author:

LITTLE (ARTHUR D) INC CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

262.0

Abstract:

The third section of Volume 2 on assessment of the DOD drug abuse program deals with the identification and detection of drug users. Problems are presented, comparisons are made, and effectiveness of detection methods is discussed. In particular the effectiveness of urinalysis is examined, relating to types of users, patterns of use, and hypotheses. Other areas are investigation effectiveness, detection effectiveness incidental to medical treatment, self-referral, false positives, repeaters, and deterrents and cost analysis of identification procedures.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE