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Title: Drug Addicts in the hellenic armed forces
Alternative title / Subtitle: a ground-breaking study by Professor Demetrios Kouretas in 1930
Authors: Βλαδίμηρος, Λάζαρος
Διαμαντής, Αριστείδης
Μπελούκας, Απόστολος
Μαγιορκίνης, Εμμανουήλ
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Ιστορία;Εθισμός στα ναρκωτικά;Ελλάδα;History;Armed forces;Drug addiction;Greece
Subjects: Military science
Στρατιωτική, ιατρική
Issue Date: 14-Jul-2014
Date of availability: 13-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Abstract: The aim of this study was to elevate from obscurity the results of Demetrios Kouretas’ research on the drug addicts in the Hellenic Armed forces during the mid-war period. Demetrios Kouretas, gifted with exceptional discernment, undertook a pioneering study regarding the use of addictive substances in the Greek Armed forces. Kouretas did not stick to the epidemiological parameters of the use of narcotics, but also tried to look into the reasons that led to drug addiction and to give an outline of the mental outlook of the drug addicts. Demetrios Kouretas brought forward the problem of drug addiction, which was considered as taboo. His study, based on a strict scientific basis, is considered a byword for the psychiatric research in Greece.
Description: Review
Language: English
Citation: Vladimiros, L., Diamantis, A., Beloukas, A., Magiorkinis, E.. (2009). Drug Addicts in the hellenic armed forces: a ground-breaking study by Professor Demetrios Kouretas in 1930. "Health Science Journal". 3 (4), 202-08.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 3, τεύχος 4 (Οκτ. - Δεκ. 2009)

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