Deficit models and divergent philosophies: Service providers’ perspectives on barriers and incentives to drug treatment

@article{Treloar2006DeficitMA,
  title={Deficit models and divergent philosophies: Service providers’ perspectives on barriers and incentives to drug treatment},
  author={C. Treloar and M. Holt},
  journal={Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={367 - 382}
}
  • C. Treloar, M. Holt
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy
  • Aims: To ascertain service providers’ views on barriers and incentives to illicit drug users accessing or remaining in treatment. Methods: Interviews with service providers in Australia were conducted. Results: Two main themes were explored. Service providers suggested that the perception of a person seeking treatment was strongly associated with the image of that person as deficient, defective or lacking, and that this could impede treatment. Service providers also suggested that differing… CONTINUE READING

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