JOURNAL FOR DRUG ADDICTION AND ALCOHOLISM
22nd year: 1999 no 3 (abstracts and a selection of the articles in English )

Editorial, by Carlo Vetere, Editor-in Chief 

ARTICLES 

[abstract] 3,4-methylendioxymethamphetamine (MDMA): recent scientific data by Roberto Mayer, Piergiorgio Zuccaro, Roberta Pacifici

Fatal ingestion of 3.4-methylendioxymethampheamine (MDMA) to conceal evidence, by Roberto Gagliano-Candela, Anna Pia Colucci, Lucia Aventaggiato, Nicola Silvestri

Ecstasy and personality: possible correlations, by Eugenio Aguglia, Gianfranco Bazo, Franco Bin, Roberta Zaina

Discotheques and "new drugs": the project "Let’s rid ourselves of Ecstasy". A prevention and harm reduction intervention, by Maura Tedici, Marta Bernardeschi, Maurizio Ticci, Stefano Bertoletti

[abstract] Drugs and synthetic drugs: a review of the international and Italian literature by Silvio Geninatti, Marta Saponaro

LEGISLATION

LAW NO. 231, 12 JULY 1999 (published in the Official Gazette No. 167 of 19 July 1999) Provisions in matters related to the application of penal sanctions, security measures and cautionary measures with respect to people with AIDS or who are suffering from grave immunity deficiency or from any other particularly serious illness.

CRITICAL REVIEWS by Carlo Vetere

Harm reduction

EPIDEMIOLOGY MINISTRY OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTION Office for Drug dependence and Aids: Survey on the Activities related to Drug Addiction in Italy, 1998

Part I. The SER.T. and the organization of personnel

Part II. Characteristics of SER.T. use