15. Drug Addiction–Potential of a New Approach to Monitoring Drug Consumption

  1. Sara Castiglioni,
  2. Ettore Zuccato and
  3. Roberto Fanelli
  1. Norbert Frost

Published Online: 18 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch15

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Frost, N. (2011) Drug Addiction–Potential of a New Approach to Monitoring Drug Consumption, in Illicit Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, Analysis, and Fate Using Mass Spectrometry (eds S. Castiglioni, E. Zuccato and R. Fanelli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118000816.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy

Author Information

  1. Addiction Medicine, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Addiction Medicine-Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470529546

Online ISBN: 9781118000816

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Keywords:

  • drug addiction–potential of new approach - monitoring drug consumption in urban wastewater systems;
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) - supplier of drug-related information in Europe, five key epidemiological indicators;
  • environmental water screening - biofluid concentrations, highly diluted and “body” investigated being a public one

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drug Monitoring in Europe and the World

  • The Water has Knowledge and Memory

  • Summary: “Wastewater Data” - The WWTP as a Public “Body”

  • References