Chapter 5. Women and Injecting

  1. Richard Pates BSc, DClinPsy, AFBPsS, CPsychol1,
  2. Andrew McBride MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPsych2 and
  3. Karin Arnold3
  1. Rossana Oretti and
  2. Pim Gregory

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch5

Injecting Illicit Drugs

Injecting Illicit Drugs

How to Cite

Oretti, R. and Gregory, P. (2005) Women and Injecting, in Injecting Illicit Drugs (eds R. Pates, A. McBride and K. Arnold), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of the Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

  2. 2

    Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113601

Online ISBN: 9780470776339

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Keywords:

  • women;
  • drug use;
  • illicit drugs;
  • sexual behaviour;
  • physical abuse

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Initiation into injecting

  • Other apects of injecting

  • High risk behaviour

  • Conclusions

  • References