Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas
versión On-line ISSN 1729-519X
CASTANEDA GONZALEZ, Hisel; ALVAREZ ACOSTA, Ana Elvira y ORAMAS HERNANDEZ, Lissette. Alcoholism: Community opinions about prevention and its consequences. A study in Rampa Policlinic. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2008, vol.7, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1729-519X.
The purpose of this paper is to deepen the knowledge about alcoholism in part of the population of Rampa Policlinic, exploring their knowledge, attitudes and practices. A qualitative study was performed by the technique of focal groups and a retrospective, descriptive epidemiological technique was utilised. It was evident an increased alcohol intake among adolescent and young males, identifying environmental prone conditions and risk conducts It was shown that there's a distorted perception of alcohol intake and also a lack of information regarding this point. Ways of acting were known in connection with the population contact with this problem. A plan of rules was known regarding the prevention, attention and rehabilitation with alcohol related problems and it was to create a Program of Social Communication to promote healthy lifestyles and to widen up this study to the whole area.
Palabras llave : Alcoholism; Comunitary opinion; Prevention [consequences].