Ivana Obradovic: drug use and addictogenic society

Ways of using psychoactive substance in adolescence cannot be separated from their social context. The younger generation’s recourse to these substances must be viewed in light of prevailing social norms (speed, performance, pleasure), components of the addiction itself. In the face of the spread of these risky practices, the public sector has developed an adapted treatment format: the “Young Users Consultations”.

Adolescence, 2015, 33, 1, 177-192.