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Health: Drug Use: Iran
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According to a study conducted by the Caron Foundation, until recently women's drug abuse and addiction problems have not been sufficiently researched. Little attention has thus been paid to addicted women by the providers of the “demand reduction” programs, and this study shows that drug abuse among American women is increasing quickly (Gordon 2002). In Iran, too, during the last two decades, re…

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Ghahfarokhi, Saeid Madani, “Health: Drug Use: Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0170c>
First published online: 2009

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