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Harm Reduction

"Harm Reduction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The application of methods designed to reduce the risk of harm associated with certain behaviors without reduction in frequency of those behaviors. The risk-associated behaviors include ongoing and active addictive behaviors.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Harm Reduction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Harm Reduction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 92 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2021
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