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  1. Recommendations to bridge rural/urban drug-use (r) research and practice.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Symposium on Rural/Urban Continuum. Lexington, KY, USA, 1996/10.

    This article presents recommendations developed by a group of United States drug-use (r) researchers interested in rural and urban research and practice who met in Lexington, Kentucky, in October 1996.

    Overall, there was consensus about the importance of better understanding the urban/rural drug and alcohol use/dependency continuum.

    It was emphasized that drug and alcohol use/dependency are chronic and relapsing disorders.

    Definitions of rural and urban are most important, and different definitions may be associated with factors that are masked by population density.

    Specific recommendations are presented in the following areas :

    • Rural Factors,

    • Epidemiology,

    • HIV/AIDS,

    • Treatment and Other Services,

    • Migration,

    • Youth,

    • Protective Factors,

    • Systems Perspective,

    • Measurement,

    • Confidentiality,

    • Criminal Justice,

    • Research,

    • Policy Research,

    • Economic Factors,

    • Service Providers, and Managed Care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Recherche scientifique, Toxicomanie, Milieu rural, Milieu urbain, Environnement social, Service santé, Santé mentale, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Scientific research, Drug addiction, Rural environment, Urban environment, Social environment, Health service, Mental health, Human

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    Cote : 99-0276903

    Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 16/11/1999.