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International Approach

A World Health Organization conference in Geneva last October, linked alcoholism and drug addiction as two aspects of the same problem.

The emphasis at the meeting of the W.H.O. Expert Committee on Services for the Prevention and Treatment of Dependence on Alcohol and Other Drugs was on assisting the addict himself, rather than exclusively (as in former international convocations) on the subject of suppressing illicit traffic in drugs.

The U.N. group recommended closer medical supervision in addict problems and said a goal should be correction of the... Login to read more
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