Perdue, T., Cepeda, A., Kaplan, C. D., Zhao, Q., & Valdez, A. (2022). Crack cocaine use among aging Mexican American men with heroin use histories: motivations and polydrug use patterns. Addiction Research & Theory, 30(1), 57-65.
Crack cocaine use among aging Mexican American men with heroin use histories: motivations and polydrug use patterns
The analyzed qualitative data collected through an ethnographic study on the motivations for opioid-stimulant (crack) polydrug use among 60 Mexican American men aged 45 and older with long-term heroin trajectories. Participants were recruited from low-income Mexican American urban communities for semi-structured interviews using respondent-driven sampling to gain a more in-depth understanding of patterns and motivations of polydrug use among this older population.
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