International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

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Methamphetamine Dependency

Kobra Lashkaripour 1 , * and Elham Torbati 2
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1 Department of Psychiatric & Psychology, Baharan Psychiatric Hospital, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Kowsar Corporation
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  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: June 01, 2012, 1 (1); 7-8
  • Published Online: June 20, 2012
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: March 12, 2012
  • Revised: March 25, 2012
  • Accepted: April 5, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.5336

To Cite: Lashkaripour K, Torbati E. Methamphetamine Dependency, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2012 ; 1(1):7-8. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.5336.

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