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Metadonunderhållningsbehandling - Överensstämmer den i teori och praktik?: en studie av metadonbehandling ur ett etiskt perspektiv

Johansson, Veronica and Möller, Pernilla (2001)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to find out if the Swedish methadone program was ethically justifiable by comparing it in theory and practice. Our main questions were: - Is it ethically justifiable to replace one addictive substance with another? - Are the criterias of the the National Swedish Social Welfare Board being fulfilled? - Is the methadoneprograms purpose agreeable in practice and theory? - Does life change for methadonepatients, if yes, then how? We interviewed patients and staff at the methadoneprogram in Lund and other actively involved in the subject of methadone. We also studied articles, books and reports on the subject. We found that the methadoneprograms purpose is not agreeable in practice and theory, but the program is... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to find out if the Swedish methadone program was ethically justifiable by comparing it in theory and practice. Our main questions were: - Is it ethically justifiable to replace one addictive substance with another? - Are the criterias of the the National Swedish Social Welfare Board being fulfilled? - Is the methadoneprograms purpose agreeable in practice and theory? - Does life change for methadonepatients, if yes, then how? We interviewed patients and staff at the methadoneprogram in Lund and other actively involved in the subject of methadone. We also studied articles, books and reports on the subject. We found that the methadoneprograms purpose is not agreeable in practice and theory, but the program is still ethically justifiable in certain individual cases. We also found that the absence of social and mental rehabilitation is the biggest deficiency in the program. (Less)
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Johansson, Veronica and Möller, Pernilla
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organization
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
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1358253
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2004-11-08
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2004-11-08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to find out if the Swedish methadone program was ethically justifiable by comparing it in theory and practice. Our main questions were: - Is it ethically justifiable to replace one addictive substance with another? - Are the criterias of the the National Swedish Social Welfare Board being fulfilled? - Is the methadoneprograms purpose agreeable in practice and theory? - Does life change for methadonepatients, if yes, then how? We interviewed patients and staff at the methadoneprogram in Lund and other actively involved in the subject of methadone. We also studied articles, books and reports on the subject. We found that the methadoneprograms purpose is not agreeable in practice and theory, but the program is still ethically justifiable in certain individual cases. We also found that the absence of social and mental rehabilitation is the biggest deficiency in the program.},
  author       = {Johansson, Veronica and Möller, Pernilla},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Metadonunderhållningsbehandling - Överensstämmer den i teori och praktik?: en studie av metadonbehandling ur ett etiskt perspektiv},
  year         = {2001},
}