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Foremost among these limitations is a cross-sectional study design that has placed heavy reliance on retrospective self-report methods, constraining scientific inference about risk and risk factors in relation to drug dependence. Given unbounded resources, we would have liked to make a prospective investigation of each drug’s users, starting well before drug use had begun, with periodic observations sustained through periods of risk for drug dependence and other drug-related hazards, including the risk of drug-induced death.

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