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Research data: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
At the end of the apartheid era, research relating to the nature and extent of use of drugs other than alcohol and tobacco among the general...
An alcohol and other drug (AOD) surveillance system shows a significant increase in the number of young black people seeking treatment for s...Download this report
2012 Book review: Ellis, G.F.R., Stein, D.J., Thomas, K.G.F. & Meintjies, E.M. (eds) 2012. Substance use and abuse in South Africa: insights from brain and behavioural sciences. Cape Town: UCT Press. ISBN 978-1-191989-529-1