Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787Print version ISSN 0034-8910
CARLINI-COTRIM, Beatriz. Qualitative research methods in drug abuse research: discussing the potential use of focus group in Brazil. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1996, vol.30, n.3, pp.285-293. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101996000300013.
The focus group, a qualitative research method useful for Public Health investigation, is described and discussed. The potential application of the focus group method in drug abuse research in Brazil is emphasized.
Keywords : Research [methods]; Focus group [utilization]; Substance abuse.