Needle fixation, the drug user's perspective: a qualitative study.

  title={Needle fixation, the drug user's perspective: a qualitative study.},
  author={A J McBride and R M Pates and K Arnold and N Ball},
  volume={96 7},
  • A J McBride, R M Pates, +1 author N Ball
  • Published 2001 in Addiction
AIMS Changing drug users' injecting behaviour is central to the project of drug services. Information about the idea of "needle fixation" is fragmentary and of uncertain relevance to contemporary injecting drug users. The aim of the study is to describe injecting drug users' ideas about needle fixation. PARTICIPANTS AND DESIGN Twenty-four participants, some of whom identified themselves as needle fixated, were recruited from four drugs agencies in south Wales. Participants took part in semi… CONTINUE READING