This study investigates and proposes solutions for the drug abuse among Street Children in Tehran.
Through use of surveys, interviews, and focus groups, Dejman et al. finds links between ethnic group, familial health, and environmental stress with the consumption of illegal substances among Street Children, and build evidence in favor of prevention and intervention programs preceding punishment.
Dejman M, Vameghi M, Roshanfekr P,
Dejman F, Rafiey H, Forouzan AS,
Assari S, Bass J and Johnson RM
(2015) Drug Use among Street
Children in Tehran, Iran: A QualitativeStudy.
Front. Public Health 3:279.