Lege Artis Medicinae

[Identity formation of novel psychoactive substance users. Thematic content analysis of life narratives ]

ERDŐS Márta1, SZIJJÁRTÓ Linda1, VOJTEK Éva1, KÁRPÁTI Tamás2, ROZGONYI Róbert2, KELEMEN Gábor1

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2018;28(11-12)

[Authors rely on Susan Greenfield’s identity theory to explore life narratives of novel psychoactive substance users in a Hunga­rian sample (n=24). Main nodes of the conceptual network identified in the computer-aided content analysis were personal and institutional relational networks, processing of emotions and sensory experi-ence seeking.]

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  1. Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Bölcsészettudományi Kar, Közösségi és Szociális Tanulmányok Tanszék
  2. Mérföldkô Egyesület Rehabilitációs Otthon, Kovácsszénája

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