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NCJ Number: 158128 Find in a Library
Title: Junkie Script
Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:22  Issue:1/2  Dated:(1995)  Pages:157-163
Author(s): R J Gregory
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 7
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article presents the spontaneous script developed at the North Carolina Correctional Center for Women.
Abstract: About 40 female heroin-addicted inmates participated in a weekly rap group, and began to use psychodrama as a creative path to self-expression and self-understanding, and as a way to describe their unique situation to an outside community. The script features roles significant to female drug abusers, i.e., pusher, addict, family member, prostitute, and outsider. The script portrays the emotional relationships, life style, and social situations of women involved in the world of drug abuse. 5 references
Main Term(s): Drug-abusing inmates
Index Term(s): Corrections; Drug treatment programs; Female inmates; North Carolina
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