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Revista Sul-Americana de Psicologia

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FRANCO, Renata da Rocha Campos. Report of a drug addict: there are no simple answer face adictologie. Rev. Sul-Am. Psicol. [online]. 2013, vol.1, n.1, pp. 48-62. ISSN 2318-650X.

This case study aimed to understand the reasons that drove a 50 years old person to seek treatment for heroin detoxification in France. The methodology used to investigate the doubtful of addictology was qualitative, descriptive and presented by means of free interviews. There were four meetings of two hours, totalizing eight hours of interview and the issues covered three dimensions. The first was the own person with its resources, vulnerabilities and pathologies (life history, traumas, psychological problems and infections acquired by using heroin such as HIV). The second dimension was the product and the effects related to consummation, means of use and the illicit character. And lastly, the environment in which the person lives, its social and family environment

Keywords : drug addiction; dependence; heroin.

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