Drugs and Alcohol Today: Volume 10 Issue 1


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Reconceptualising drug markets and drug dealers — the need for change

Ross Coomber

This paper outlines how, in many ways, the drug market is not what it is commonly assumed to be and that, as such, we need to reconceptualise how we understand both the…

Tweaking, bombing, dabbing and stockpiling: the emergence of mephedrone and the perversity of prohibition

Fiona Measham, Karenza Moore, Russell Newcombe, Zoë Zoë (née Smith)

Significant changes in British recreational drug use were seen throughout 2009, with the emergence and rapid growth in the availability and use of substituted cathinones…

After the war on drugs?

Steve Rolles

While the consensus behind the prohibitionist paradigm of drug control is crumbling in the face of its long term failure, the debate on alternative approaches has stalled…

Psychoeducation for personality disorders as an add‐on to substance abuse treatment versus attention placebo: a controlled trial

Morten Hesse

Assessment of personality disorders in substance abusing patients may produce important insights. Little is known about the value of routine personality disorder…

Psychedelics and holistic thinking: a tool for science

Cameron Adams

Psychedelic drugs have been miscategorised in the UK and the US as being among the most harmful and warranting no medical investigation. Likewise, users of psychedelic…

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