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Mental health impact of the war on drugs

  • M. Malliori (a1), C. Golna (a2), K. Souliotis (a3) and M. L. Kraus (a4)

Abstract

Further to the publication by the London School of Economics and Political Science of the report Ending the Drug Wars, this editorial focuses on the mental health impact of the ‘war on drugs' and on the need to end such policies in favour of evidence-based interventions to manage drug dependence as a health condition.

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Mental health impact of the war on drugs

  • M. Malliori (a1), C. Golna (a2), K. Souliotis (a3) and M. L. Kraus (a4)
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