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  1. The ordinary and the extraordinary : A note for an interpretative hypothesis.

    Article - En anglais

    The problem of the meaning to be given to the large changes that occur over the weekend in the way young people, and not so young people, live their lives is discussed.

    People who lead lives which can be defined as generically regular (as regards work, study, etc.) from Monday to Friday completely change their ways of being and living on Friday night.

    In order to emphasize, face, or sustain this change, drugs, especially designer drugs, are frequently used.

    The hypothesis is advanced that this may mean a rejection of the existential continuum that characterizes linear time and be a return to the phasic cyclical time attitude typical of ancient ages.

    Methods and attitudes for dealing with this problem are proposed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Consommation, Drogue illicite, Changement comportement, Environnement social, Milieu culturel, Prévention, Toxicomanie, Santé mentale, Italie, Europe, Adolescent, Homme, Adulte jeune

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consumption, Illicit drug, Behavior change, Social environment, Cultural environment, Prevention, Drug addiction, Mental health, Italy, Europe, Adolescent, Human, Young adult

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0043150

    Code Inist : 002B18H05A. Création : 31/05/1999.