Accession Number : ADA017579

Title :   A Study of Department of Defense Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Programs. Volume II. Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations. Part D. Identification of Drug Users. Part E. Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Counseling for Drug Users.

Descriptive Note : Comprehensive rept.,


Personal Author(s) : Biegel,Mark M. ; Holcomb,James F.

Report Date : JAN 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 262

Abstract : The third section of Volume 2 on assessment of the DOD drug abuse program deals with the identification and detection of drug users. Problems are presented, comparisons are made, and effectiveness of detection methods is discussed. In particular the effectiveness of urinalysis is examined, relating to types of users, patterns of use, and hypotheses. Other areas are investigation effectiveness, detection effectiveness incidental to medical treatment, self-referral, false positives, repeaters, and deterrents; and cost analysis of identification procedures.

Descriptors :   *Drug abuse, *Military personnel, *Military planning, Department of Defense, Management, Problem solving, Comparison, Identification, Urine, Effectiveness, Pattern recognition, Hypotheses, Errors, Correlation techniques

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE