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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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ANDRADE, Aline Teles de et al. Social and demographical aspects of crack users assisted by psychological-social attention network. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2016, vol.12, n.1, pp.40-47. ISSN 1806-6976.

There was the objective of analyzing the social and demographical profile of a group of crack users assisted by health services and social network of support.  Descriptive exploratory study with quantitative approach, carried out in the city of Fortaleza-CE. The results indicate 92,5% male people, with ages from 30 to 39 years old (50%), who reside with relatives (59%), complete high school (37,5%). It was enabled the deconstruction of socially set out stereotypes about the life perspective of those people.  Erroneous conceptions about crack users can lead to mistaken interventions, requiring deeper studies about the same.

Keywords : Public Health; Crack Cocaine; Population Characteristics.

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