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Drug Addiction Treatment in Italy in the 80s Fear of Treatment

  • I. Maremmani
  • O. Zolesi
  • M. Cirillo
  • R. Nardini
  • P. Castrogiovanni
  • A. Tagliamonte
Conference paper

Abstract

It is a widespread opinion that the treatment and recovery of drug addicts must necessarily and absolutely be the result of psychotherapy or therapeutic community. Medical intervention, on the contrary, is considered one of the least important and necessary methods of dealing with the addict and his problem.

Keywords

Drug Addiction Drug Addict Therapeutic Community Heroin Addict Primary Damage 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Maremmani
    • 1
    • 2
  • O. Zolesi
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Cirillo
    • 3
    • 2
  • R. Nardini
    • 2
  • P. Castrogiovanni
    • 1
  • A. Tagliamonte
    • 4
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychiatric InstituteUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Social Diseases Study and Intervention AssociationItaly
  3. 3.Psychiatric Unit USL 4Regione ToscanaItaly
  4. 4.Pharmacology InstituteUniversity of SienaSienaItaly

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