We investigated whether beliefs about addiction being a `disease? or `brain disease?, and holding certain beliefs about addiction aetiology, are associated with public views about addicted persons and support for different types of treatment, coerced treatment and punishment for addiction.
- public attitudes
- brain disease model of addiction
Meurk, C., Carter, A. N., Partridge, B. J., Lucke, J., & Hall, W. D. (2014). How is acceptance of the brain disease model of addiction related to Australians? Attitudes towards addicted individuals and treatments for addiction? BMC Psychiatry, 14, . https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-014-0373-x