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Barriers to Recovery: Stigma and Discrimination

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Associate Professor Julian Buchanan argues that the bifurcation between legally approved drugs for pleasure and the tough enforcement against illicit drugs for pleasure produces personal, cultural and structural stigma and discrimination for…

Julian Buchanan‘s insight:

Considerable attention is given to addressing the physical and psychological aspects of drug dependence – some suggest it’s a disease called ‘addiction’.

This lecture asserts that the social context is much overlooked, and illustrates how problem drug use is to a large extent a social construct exacerbated by criminalisation, exclusion, stigma and discrimination.

 

If you want to follow the PREZI Slide Presentation used in the lecture (can also be copied and used):

http://prezi.com/p3fuglzqymmg/barriers-to-recovery-stigma-discrimination/

 

 

If you just want the audio of the lecture – a podcast:
http://julianbuchanan.podomatic.com/entry/2011-12-15T16_34_19-08_00

 

See on julianbuchanan.podomatic.com

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