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Author Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Volatile Substance Fumes

Title Volatile substance abuse in Australia / Senate Select Committee on Volatile Substance Fumes, the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia
Published Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.290994 Aus  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 284 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Series Parliamentary paper ; no. 497 of 1985
Contents pt. 1. Volatile substance abuse among urban youth -pt. 2. Petrol inhalation among youth of Aboriginal communities : conclusions and recommendations
Summary General report on social problem which concentrates on petrol inhalation among youth of Aboriginal communities; prevalence; characteristics of sniffers; substances and methods causes and motivations; physical and psychological effects; social consequences; responses to eradication; prerequisites for effective control and suggested strategy
Notes Australian Government Publishing Service cat. no. 8519722
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 245-253
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aerosol sniffing -- Australia.
Inhalant abuse -- Australia.
Glue sniffing -- Australia.
Paint sniffing -- Australia.
Petrol sniffing -- Australia
Substance abuse -- Australia.
Youth -- Substance use -- Australia.
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Substance-Related Disorders.
SUBJECT Australia.
Author Robertson, E. A
ISBN 0644045396