JOURNAL FOR DRUG ADDICTION AND ALCOHOLISM
22nd year: 1999 no 2 (abstracts and a selection of the articles in English )

Editorial, by Carlo Vetere, Editor-in Chief

ARTICLES

The new Austrian legislation on drug-addiction: a comparison between the Italian and the Austrian consumer, by Daniele Armand Ugon

[abstract] Ecstasy: an exploration of its representations and meanings among young people by Lucia Zanellato, Sabrina Melosi, Roberta Milanese

Youth and Ecstasy: an inter-institutional project. Results of a survey on the perception of the risk connected with the use of ecstasy among secondary school students, by Alma Biscaro

[abstract] Does methadone create dependence? Clinical evidence and biological hypotheses by Carlo Francesco Nardini, Guido Giannotti, Roberto Nardini

Methadone maintenance: stabilization dosages in patients with psychiatric comorbidity, by Icro Maremmani, Stefania Canoniero, Alessandro Tagliamonte

[abstract] Public Drug Dependence Unit of Crema: a follow up study on 87 heroin addicted subjects who completed a residential rehabilitation programme between 1990 and 1995 by Valeriano Poloni, Paola Arcelloni

LEGISLATION

Decree 18 november 1998 (published on the Official Gazette n.53 of 5 March 1999) Draft agreements for health care services provided to AIDS cases among convicts by local health care companies

CRITICAL REVIEWS by Carlo Vetere

Synthesis on psychiatric co-morbidity in drug dependence

Report on activities carried out in the sector of alcohol-dependence in 1996 edited by Natalia Magliocchetti