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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Standing Committee on Social Welfare
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Another side to the drug debate- a medicated society? / Senate Standing Committee on Social Welfare
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Government Printer, 1981
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192
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SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL WELFARE Another Side to the Drug Debate... a medicated society? 1
ANOTHER SIDE TO THE DRUG DEBATE... a medicated society? Report from the Senate Standing Committee on Social Welfare 5
Contents 9
Reappraisal of a declared strategy 13
Recommendations 15
CHAPTER 1 Introduction 19
SECTION ONE The use of medication in our society CHAPTER 2 Consumption levels and patterns of prescription and over-the-counter drugs 23
CHAPTER 3 Consumption of drugs which cause concern 48
SECTION TWO An examination of the evaluation, distribution and control of drugs CHAPTER 4 Evaluation, quality, standards 63
CHAPTER 5 Distribution system—its structure and controls 85
CHAPTER 6 Monitoring drugs of dependence—the need for accountability 102
CHAPTER 7 Drug promotion 109
SECTION THREE Untoward effects of drugs CHAPTER 8 Adverse drug reactions 123
SECTION FOUR Medication—the solution to society's ills? CHAPTER 9 Why medication? 133
CHAPTER 10 Some aspects of inappropriate use 140
CHAPTER 11 Medication and the maintenance of health 160
SECTION FIVE Background CHAPTER 12 History of medication 167
CHAPTER 13 Background and conduct of the inquiry 176
APPENDIX 1 Survey of sales of therapeutic drugs from manufacturers to hospitals 1974-1979 178
APPENDIX 2 Use of medically prescribed psychotropic drugs (sedatives, antidepressants and tranquillisers): a compilation of survey information 1971-1977 (figures given as percentage of total sample unless stated otherwise) 180
APPENDIX 3 Code Relating to Ethical Advertising 185
APPENDIX 4 List of witnesses 188
APPENDIX 5 List of submissions 191

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