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Drug Abuse and Crime
This paper looks at the relationship between drugs and crime.
# 121769 | 1,000 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Alcohol and Drugs) , Criminology (General)

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The paper looks at three different contextual relationships between crime and drugs: violent crime and drug uses; crime and the drug lifestyle and criminal acts by drug users.

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"Crime is often the result of drug use for two reasons; first the drug user often needs money to buy more drugs and therefore commits robberies to get this money and this often involves violence to the victim of the robbery, and drug users often commit crimes because of the effects of the drugs. The second reason is when one dose of a drug is wearing off and the user becomes desperate for another fix. They usually behave irrationally and this may lead to violent crime to..."

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Drug Abuse and Crime (2008, December 01) Retrieved March 26, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/drug-abuse-and-crime-121769/

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"Drug Abuse and Crime" 01 December 2008. Web. 26 March. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/drug-abuse-and-crime-121769/>