International guidelines for estimating the costs of substance abuse
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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Substance abuse -- Economic aspects.,
  • Substance abuse -- Social aspects.,
  • Substance-Related Disorders -- economics.,
  • Cost of Illness.,
  • Costs and Cost Analysis.,
  • Efficiency -- drug effects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEric Single ... [et al.].
ContributionsSingle, Eric., Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse., International Symposium on the Social and Economic Costs of Substance Abuse (3rd : 2000 : Banff, Alberta)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18206932M
ISBN 109241545828

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International Guidelines for Estimating the Costs of Substance Abuse: Second Edition: Nonserial Publication The International guidelines for estimating the costs of substance abuse presents a general framework for the development of cost estimates. and there is a detailed discussion of the theoretical issues involved, including: the. World Health Organization: ISBN ISBN Order Number Format Package: Price CHF / US$ Developing countries: CHF Home > International guidelines for estimating the costs of substance abuse. World Health Organization. Single, Eric and Collins, David and Easton, Brian and Harwood, Henrick and Lapsley, Helen and Kopp, Pierre and Wilson, Ernesto () International guidelines for estimating the costs of substance by: International guidelines for estimating the costs of substance abuse / Eric Single [et al.]. Format Book Edition 2nd ed. Published Geneva: World Health Organization, c Description vi, 81 p. ; 30 cm. Other contributors Single, Eric. World Health Organization. Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

Most of these studies follow the "international guidelines for estimating the costs of substance abuse" which were set after consensus was reached . There is a strong interest in many countries regarding the development of scientifically valid, credible estimates of the economic costs of tobacco as well as other forms of substance abuse. The costs of drugs is an issue of key interest to stakeholders, policy makers and the media. Knowledge of the costs of resources associated with drug abuse Cited by: 2. The Social Costs of Drug Abuse in Australia in and speakers have produced Proposed International Guidelines for Estimating the. The book authors identified four system changes that made a difference in substance use: (1) introduction of large-scale opiate substitution services in France and Switzerland; (2) creation of the drug court system in the United States; (3) promotion of clinical practice guidelines for opiate substitution in the United Kingdom; and (4) the.

1. Author(s): Single,Eric; World Health Organization.; Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.; International Symposium on the Social and Economic Costs of Substance Abuse,(3rd: Banff, Alta.) Title(s): International guidelines for estimating the costs of . Guidelines for Estimating the Costs of Substance Abuse, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, Toronto, (latest version). team at the Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, where I hold an.   The abuse of alcohol creates various external costs, including public health costs. Estimates of private and social costs can be used to target specific problems of alcohol abuse. One way to assess the social costs of alcohol abuse is to make a comparative analysis of the costs of healthcare of abusers of alcohol and of non-abusers of by: 1. international guidelines for cost estimation by clearly identifying methodological and conceptual issues and addressing these issues. Issues Within the frame of reference of the workplace, the major issues of concern include: definition, measurement, and quantification of alcohol and other drug abuse costs. Research Questions.