List of WHO publications: Substance abuse: Drugs, Drug Dependence
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Year
2018 Order Number    11001009 ISBN-13
 9789241210188
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
This report presents the recommendations of the thirty-ninth WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD). The ECDD is responsible for the assessment of psychoactive substances for possible scheduling under the international drug control conventions. .../...
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2017 Order Number    11001005 ISBN-13
 9789241210140
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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This report presents the recommendations of the thirty-eighth WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD). The ECDD is responsible for the assessment of psychoactive substances for possible scheduling under the international drug control conventions. The ECDD reviews the therapeutic usefulness, the liability for abuse and dependence, and the public health and social harm of each substance. .../...
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2017 Order Number    18000672 ISBN-13
 9789240696440
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This report presents the recommendations of the thirty-eighth WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD). The ECDD is responsible for the assessment of psychoactive substances for possible scheduling under the international drug control conventions. The ECDD reviews the therapeutic usefulness, the liability for abuse and dependence, and the public health and social harm of each substance. .../...
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Author WHO
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2016 Order Number    11000998 ISBN-13
 9789241209984
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
The WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) is responsible for assessing psychoactive substances for possible control under the international drug control conventions. The ECDD reviews the therapeutic usefulness, the liability for abuse and dependence, and the public health and social harm potential of each substance under review. .../...
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Author WHO
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2016 Order Number    18000572 ISBN-13
 9789240695559
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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The WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) is responsible for assessing psychoactive substances for possible control under the international drug control conventions. The ECDD reviews the therapeutic usefulness, the liability for abuse and dependence, and the public health and social harm potential of each substance under review. .../...
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Author WHO
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2016 Order Number    19300346 ISBN-13
 9789241510240
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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Cannabis is globally the most commonly used psychoactive substance under international control. In 2013, an estimated 181.8 million people aged 15-64 years used cannabis for nonmedical purposes globally (UNODC, 2015). There is an increasing demand for treatment for cannabis-use disorders and associated health conditions in high- and middle-income countries. .../...
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2015 Order Number    11000991 ISBN-13
 9789241209915
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
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This report presents the recommendations of the thirty-sixth WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD). The ECDD is responsible for the assessment of therapeutic usefulness, the liability to abuse and dependence and the public health and social harm of each substance under review. .../...
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Author WHO
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2014 Order Number    11500869 ISBN-13
 9789241548731
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Use of alcohol, illicit drugs and other psychoactive substances during pregnancy can lead to multiple health and social problems for both mother and child. Use of alcohol during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome and other harms such as spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, low birth weight, prematurity and birth defects. .../...
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Author WHO
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2014 Order Number    18000344 ISBN-13
 9789240692510
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Use of alcohol, illicit drugs and other psychoactive substances during pregnancy can lead to multiple health and social problems for both mother and child. Use of alcohol during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome and other harms such as spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, low birth weight, prematurity and birth defects. .../...
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Author WHO
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2014 Order Number    11500878 ISBN-13
 9789241548816
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Opioids are potent respiratory depressants, and overdose is a leading cause of death among people who use them. Worldwide, an estimated 69 000 people die from opioid overdose each year. The number of opioid overdoses has risen in recent years, in part due to the increased use of opioids in the management of chronic pain. .../...
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2012 Order Number    11000973 ISBN-13
 9789241209731
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CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on psychoactive substances to assess the need for their international control. The report contains a summary of the Committee's evaluations of y-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and ketamine. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    18000121 ISBN-13
 9789240689688
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CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on psychoactive substances to assess the need for their international control. The report contains a summary of the Committee s evaluations of y-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) and ketamine. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15200141 ISBN-13
 9789290615194
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
This report documents the good practices in harm reduction programmes in Malaysia and the progress to date in addressing the transmission of HIV among people who use drugs. It highlights and discusses how policies and programmes have addressed this through strong and committed leadership, community participation, sustained partnerships, and multisectoral collaboration and coordination. .../...
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2010 Order Number    15200147 ISBN-13
 9789290614845
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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This document is a call to action and a road map to ensure that the HIV and hepatitis epidemics among people who use drugs and their sexual partners in the Asia Pacific region will be halted. It is a collective product prepared on behalf of the United Nations Regional Task Force on Injecting Drug use and HIV for Asia and the Pacific. .../...
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2010 Order Number    13400098 ISBN-13
 9789289042048
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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The rate of acute drug-related mortality, or overdose deaths, among prisoners in the immediate post-release period is unacceptably high. .../...
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2009 Order Number    16300218 ISBN-13
 9789275130582
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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This report is an epidemiological overview of drug use in the Americas and provides basic information about health consequences and disorders caused by the use of illicit drugs and the non-medical of legal psychoactive drugs by prescription. .../...
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2009 Order Number    15200123 ISBN-13
 9789290614302
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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These WHO guidelines are designed to assist staff of closed settings to provide safe and effective withdrawal management and treatment services for people who use drugs in the Western Pacific Region. It provides information about drugs and drug dependence; the management of drug withdrawal; and approaches to treatment for drug dependence. .../...
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2009 Order Number    15200128 ISBN-13
 9789290614319
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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This training manual has been written as a companion to the WHO Clinical Guidelines for Withdrawal Management and Treatment of Drug Dependence in Closed Settings. It contains comprehensive trainer's notes and participant handouts. A PowerPoint slideshow is also included as a teaching aid. .../...
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2009 Order Number    15200119 ISBN-13
 9789290613985
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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This publication offers basic operational guidance on HIV testing and counseling in settings attended by people who inject drugs (PWID). It is intended for a wide audience, including policy-makers, HIV/AIDS programme planners and coordinators, care providers, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) providing services for HIV-related conditions, and civil society groups. .../...
Title
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2009 Order Number    11500745 ISBN-13
 9789241547543
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
These Guidelines review the use of medicines such as methadone, buprenorphine, naltrexone and clonidine in combination with psychosocial support in the treatment of people dependent on heroin or other opioids. .../...
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2008 Order Number    15200116 ISBN-13
 9789290613206
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This guide is based on the discussions with health care workers, researchers and programme managers from South-East Asia and the Western Pacific Regions and the experiences from scaling-up ART and harm reduction services. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    15400003 ISBN-13
 9789290223306
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
The South-East Asia Region is home to between 3.4 and 5.6 million injecting drug users. A large proportion of them resort to unsafe injecting practices such as sharing of needles and syringes. This has led to the rapid and large-scale transmission of HIV and hepatitis C in this population and their partners. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    15700056 ISBN-13
 9789290222927
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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Primary health care for drug users aims to promote health by providing a comprehensive harm-reduction package including outreach; peer-led interventions; information, education and communication; condoms; sterile injection equipment; and effective drug treatment including opioid substitution therapy. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    15202113 ISBN-13
 9789290613084
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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This training package has been produced for audiences unfamiliar with harm reduction for injecting drug users. It provides an introduction to important concepts in HIV prevention for injecting drug users. The package contains five training modules with slides that can be delivered separately or in one session. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200113 ISBN-13
 9789290613077
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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This training package has been produced for audiences unfamiliar with harm reduction for injecting drug users. It provides an introduction to important concepts in HIV prevention for injecting drug users. The package contains five training modules with slides that can be delivered separately or in one session. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15201113 ISBN-13
 9789290613060
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
This training package has been produced for audiences unfamiliar with harm reduction for injecting drug users. It provides an introduction to important concepts in HIV prevention for injecting drug users. The package contains five training modules with slides that can be delivered separately or in one session. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    15200106 ISBN-13
 9789290612216
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
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Compulsory drug treatment and rehabilitation centres provide a significant opportunity to use education and training as a harm reduction approach. This package is written to help staff who work in drug treatment and rehabilitation centres develop and deliver staff training and resident education to reduce HIV transmission. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    18000109 ISBN-13
 9789240682108
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. The first part of the report contains a summary of the Committee's evaluations of seven substances (dronabinol, oripavine, buprenorphine, butorphanol, ketamine, khat and zopiclone). .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    15200089 ISBN-13
 9789290612209
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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The spread of HIV among drug users through the use of contaminated needles and syringes has been responsible for most HIV infections in many Asian countries. It is the major contributor to new cases and threatens the significant gains made in HIV prevention in other. .../...
Title
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2005 Order Number    15200064 ISBN-13
 9789290611950
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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Harm reduction is a comprehensive package of policies and programmes to reduce the adverse health, social and economic consequences of mood altering substances to individuals, drug users, their families and their communities. .../...
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2004 Order Number    11500520 ISBN-13
 9789241562355
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Neuroscience of Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence provides an authoritative summary of current knowledge of the biological basis of substance use behaviours, including their relationship with environmental factors. The report focuses on a wide range of psychoactive substances, including tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs. .../...
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2003 Order Number    18000107 ISBN-13
 9789240681538
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CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
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This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. The first part of the report contains a description of the procedure for the review of dependence-producing substances. .../...
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2002 Order Number    19300195 ISBN-13
 9789241545587
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CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This guide provides practical guidance on the use of Rapid Assessment and Response (RAR), a method specially designed to generate information that can help the planning and development of health policies and programmes as well as specific health interventions and services. .../...
Title
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2001 Order Number    18000108 ISBN-13
 9789240681545
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This report presents the recommendations of a WHO Expert Committee responsible for reviewing information on dependence-producing drugs to assess the need for their international control. .../...
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1990 Order Number    16100522 ISBN-13
 9789275115220
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Presents the results of epidemiological studies designed to assess the extent of the drug abuse problem in the Americas and identify lines of preventive action. The book has two parts. The first is a multi-authored collection of studies in three main groups. .../...
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