Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Drug Use and Sex Work Among At-risk Women: A Qualitative Study of Initial Factors

Payam Roshanfekr 1 , Roya Noori 2 , * , Masoumeh Dejman 1 , Zahra Fathi Geshnigani 3 and Hassan Rafiey 4
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1 Social Determinant of Health Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Substance Abuse and Dependence Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Family Health Association of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Social Welfare, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: June 28, 2015, 9 (2)
  • Published Online: June 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Original Article
  • Received: April 8, 2014
  • Revised: October 6, 2014
  • Accepted: February 14, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs953

To Cite: Roshanfekr P, Noori R, Dejman M, Fathi Geshnigani Z, Rafiey H. Drug Use and Sex Work Among At-risk Women: A Qualitative Study of Initial Factors, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2015 ; 9(2):-. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs953.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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