Lee Robins' studies of heroin use among US Vietnam veterans

@article{Hall2017LeeRS,
  title={Lee Robins' studies of heroin use among US Vietnam veterans},
  author={Wayne D. Hall and Megan Weier},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2017},
  volume={112},
  pages={176–180}
}
The work of Robins and her colleagues on heroin addiction among Vietnam veterans sets out in microcosm many of the key factors that play out in the development and maintenance of substance addiction beyond the pharmacology of the drug: price, availability, the process of delivery of the addictive substance, availability of other substances, social norms, education and life circumstances. Robins' studies found high rates of heroin use (34%) and symptoms of heroin dependence (20%) among US… 

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