Consumption, problematic use and addictive behaviors of psychoactive substances in the female gender

The research explores the perception and representation of the phenomenon of socially compatible consumption and problematic use of psychoactive substances and other addictive behaviors (e.g. gambling) in the Piedmontese context in order to provide useful elements for planning interventions of prevention and treatment that take into account gender specificities. Methodology: individual interviews with privileged informants (world of work, entertainment, professional training, associations, ...) and pilot research on online users (youtube, forums, social networks). ASLTO2 – Dipartimento Patologia delle Dipendenze “C. Olievenstein” - Commissione Pari Opportunità Regione Piemonte