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Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Sep;48(3):445-58, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2013.05.005. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

Use of Photovoice in addiction.

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Abstract

The addiction to narcotic substances is an increasing public health problem. Addiction relapse is preventable. Photovoice may increase the success rate by offering a deeper perspective, insight, dimension of feeling, and perception connecting with those who feel disconnected. This process uses cameras, discussion groups, storyboards, and interaction to thread through difficult discussion points created by the participant. Understanding the process of recovery from opioid substance abuse creates an opportunity to maintain socially acceptable behaviors and decreases the risk of participating in illegal activities and making poor choices. Photovoice allows for creative expression of thought by bypassing cognitive defenses.

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KEYWORDS:

Addiction; Images; Photographs; Photovoice; Recovery substance abuse

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23998770
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