Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks.

@article{Vlahov2002IncreasedUO,
  title={Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks.},
  author={David Vlahov and Sandro Galea and Heidi S. Resnick and Jennifer Ahern and J A Boscarino and Michael J Bucuvalas and Joel Gold and Dean G. Kilpatrick},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={155 11},
  pages={988-96}
}
The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were the largest human-made disaster in the United States since the Civil War. Studies after earlier disasters have reported rates of psychological disorders in the acute postdisaster period. However, data on postdisaster increases in substance use are sparse. A random digit dial telephone survey was conducted to estimate the prevalence of increased cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, and marijuana use among residents of Manhattan, New York City, 5… CONTINUE READING
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