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The Crack Epidemic Revisited


Table of Contents

Volume 24, Number 4

October - December 1992


Editor's Introduction: The Crack Epidemic Revisited James A. Inciardi, Ph.D.

The Setting for the Crack Era: Macro Forces, Micro Consequences (1960-92) Eloise Dunlap, Ph.D.& Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D.

Studying Crack Abusers: Strategies for Recruiting the Right Tail of an Ill-Defined Population Carla Lewis, Ph.D.; Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D.; Andrew Golub, Ph.D. & Eloise Dunlap, Ph.D.

The Developmental Cycle of a Drug Epidemic: The Cocaine Smoking Epidemic of 1981-1991 Ansley Hamid

From Bag Brides to Skeezers: A Historical Perspective on Sex-For-Drugs Behavior Paul J. Goldstein, Ph.D.; Lawrence J. Ouellet & Michael Fendrich, Ph.D.

Risky Sex Behavior Among Young Street-Recruited Crack Cocaine Smokers in Three U.S. Cities: An Interim Report Brian Edlin, M.D.; Kathleen l. Irwin, M.D., M.P.H.; Dona D. Ludwig; H. Virginia mcCoy, Ph.D.;Yolada Serrano; Carl Word, Ph.D.; Benjamin P. Bowser, Ph.D.; Sairus Faruque, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.; Clyde B. McCoy, Ph.D.; Robert F. Schilling, Ph.D.; Scott D. Holmberg, M.D., M.P.H. & The Multicenter Crack Cocaine and HIV Infection Study Team.

Crack Cocaine Use and Sexual Activity in Miami, Florida Norman L. Weatherby, Ph.D.; James M. Shultz, M.S., Ph.D.; Dale D. Chitwood, Ph.D.; H. Virginia McCoy, Ph.D.; Clyde B. McCoy, Ph.D.; Dona D. Ludwig & Brian R. Edlin, M.D.

Women Who Use Cocaine Too Much: Smoking Crack vs. Snorting Cocaine Sheigla Murphy, Ph.D. & Marsha Rosenbaum, Ph.D.

A Gender Comparison of Health Status Among Users of Crack Cocaine H. Virginia mcCoy, Ph.D. & Christine Miles, M.A.

Cocaine Use Patterns and Overdose Anne E. Pottieger, Ph.D.

Crack Use and Correlates of Use in a National Population of Street Heroin Users Duane C. McBride, Ph.D.; James A. Inciardi, Ph.D. & Dale D. Chitwood, Ph.D.


INDEX Volume 24 (1-4), 1992

COVER ART - Cocaine crystal photographed 250X at polarized light by Thomas E. Tottleben



Vol. 24 (4)

October - December 1992

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