The humanities and social science

2009 Issue №6

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Social Attitude to Drug-Addiction in the Belgorod Region



The article presents the results of the survey on the attitude of the Belgorod region residents to drug addiction. The problem of drug addiction is analysed from the points of view of three groups: residents, specialists in drug addiction prevention and experts on this problem. The authors define stereotypes and illusions about drug addiction and its prevention. The article provides practical recommendations which include a system for information support for drug addicts.


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