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A comparison of drug use prevention systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic

Katherina Šrahùlkova and Wouter Vanderplasschen UGent (2010) ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV). 10(3). p.180-187
abstract
The article focuses on the prevention of drug abuse in the Czech Republic and Belgium. It is a result of cooperation established between the author and her Belgian supervisor during her PhD fellowship at Ghent University as part of the Erasmus programme. The paper seeks to compare Belgium (especially the Flemish part of Belgium), as a West European country with a long tradition of drug prevention, and the Czech Republic, a country from the former Eastern European bloc with a shorter tradition of modern drug policy whose development was hampered by the isolation of the country under the Communist regime. The respective systems of the prevention of drug abuse in Belgium and in the Czech Republic are presented and compared and the individual types of prevention, including specific examples of prevention activities pursued in these countries, are described. Drug abuse has been a topical social issue across Europe. We believe, therefore, that it is useful to exchange experience which could be made use of in both countries.
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keyword
CZECH REPUBLIC, BELGIUM, DRUG POLICY, PREVENTION PROGRAMMES, COMPARISON
journal title
ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV)
Adiktologie (Tišnov)
volume
10
issue
3
pages
180 - 187
ISSN
1213-3841
language
English
UGent publication?
yes
classification
A2
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I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
VABB id
c:vabb:322723
VABB type
VABB-1
id
1177489
handle
http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1177489
date created
2011-02-28 22:42:26
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2016-12-19 15:45:51
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  author       = {\v{S}rah{\`u}lkova, Katherina and Vanderplasschen, Wouter},
  issn         = {1213-3841},
  journal      = {ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV)},
  keyword      = {CZECH REPUBLIC,BELGIUM,DRUG POLICY,PREVENTION PROGRAMMES,COMPARISON},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {180--187},
  title        = {A comparison of drug use prevention systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic},
  volume       = {10},
  year         = {2010},
}

Chicago
Šrahùlkova, Katherina, and Wouter Vanderplasschen. 2010. “A Comparison of Drug Use Prevention Systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic.” Adiktologie (tisnov) 10 (3): 180–187.
APA
Šrahùlkova, K., & Vanderplasschen, W. (2010). A comparison of drug use prevention systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic. ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV), 10(3), 180–187.
Vancouver
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Šrahùlkova K, Vanderplasschen W. A comparison of drug use prevention systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic. ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV). 2010;10(3):180–7.
MLA
Šrahùlkova, Katherina, and Wouter Vanderplasschen. “A Comparison of Drug Use Prevention Systems in Belgium and the Czech Republic.” ADIKTOLOGIE (TISNOV) 10.3 (2010): 180–187. Print.