Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology Vol.2 Issue.3
RESEARCH ARTICLE / ARAŞTIRMA YAZISI
Social Work Overview of The Society on The Individual Using Addictive Substance: Case of Manisa
Sosyal Hizmet Bakış Açısından Bağımlılık Yapıcı Madde Kullanan Bireylere Yönelik Toplumun Bakışı: Manisa Örneği
Gözde YILMAZ1, Derya ŞAŞMAN KAYLI2
This study was conducted to examine society’s attitudes towards individuals using addictive substances and the factors affecting these attitudes within the framework of the biopsychosocial model and anti-discrimination social service perspective. In thıs descriptive correlational study, was conducted in Manisa city center on a sample of 396 and a questionnaire developed by the researcher was used as data collection tool, and the collected data was analyzed in IBM SPSS 25.0 software program. It had been determined that the participants who have no relatives who have experienced addiction treatment and who use alcohol and drugs, have more social distance and more negative behaviour towards individuals using addictive substances. It had been found that the participants’ use of smoking, alcohol and narcotoc drugs are also important factors affecting their thinkimg and behavior towards these individuals. In thıs respect, micro, mezzo and macro social service interventions, which have a holistic perspective in the field of drug addiction, aim at empowering addicts and increasing their social
functionality, facilitating access to resources, and combating existing exclusionary attitudes and political arrangements are also very important in solving this problem.
Key Words: Addiction, Anti-Discrimination Social Work, Biopsychosocial Model
1Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa-Turkey, Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Social Work Master Student, Orcid Id: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-3331-9304
2Assoc. Prof., Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa-Turkey, Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Social Work, Orcid Id: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0001-7949-2332
Address of correspondence/Yazışma adresi: Manisa Celal Bayar University Şehit Prof. Dr. İlhan Varank Campus 45140 – Yunusemre-Manisa- Turkey, Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Social Work Master Student, E-mail: email@example.com
Date of Received/Geliş Tarihi: 25.02.2020, Date of Revision/Düzeltme Tarihi: 16.08.2020, Date of Acceptance/Kabul Tarihi: 18.08.2020, Date of Online Publication/Çevirimiçi Yayın Tarihi: 22.09.2020
Citing/ Referans Gösterimi: Yılmaz, G., Şaşman Kaylı, D. (2020). Social Work Overview of The Society on The Individual Using Addictive Substance: Case of Manisa, Cyprus Turkish Journal of Psychiatry & Psychology, 2(3): 148-54.
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