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Ethnocultural factors in substance abuse treatment

Author: Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a culturally informed framework for understanding and treating substance abuse problems. From expert contributors, chapters cover specific ethnocultural groups in the United States, including Americans of African, Native American, Latino, European, Middle Eastern, and Asian descent. While emphasizing the need to see each client as a unique individual, the book examines how ethnocultural factors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethnocultural factors in substance abuse treatment.
New York : Guilford Press, 2003
(OCoLC)52897284
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner
ISBN: 9781462505913 1462505910
OCLC Number: 972900562
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 447 pages)
Contents: Ethnocultural issues in substance abuse treatment : an overview / Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner --
Substance abuse in African American communities / Ednita M. Wright --
Substance abuse issues among English-speaking Caribbean people of African ancestry / Eda F. Harris-Hastick --
Native Americans and substance abuse / Hilary N. Weaver --
Substance abuse among Cuban Americans / Eugenio M. Rothe and Pedro Ruiz --
Substance abuse in the Mexican American population / Louis R. Alvarez and Pedro Ruiz --
Toward an understanding of Puerto Rican ethnicity and substance abuse / Catherine Medina --
Substance abuse among Americans of British descent / Katherine Stuart van Wormer --
Substance abuse treatment with clients of French background / Ann A. Abbott --
The Irish and substance abuse / Philip O'Dwyer --
Italian culture and its impact on addiction / Pia Marinangeli --
Polish identity and substance abuse / Jim Gilbert and Jan Langrod --
Russian-speaking substance abusers : new country, old problem / Helen Kagan and Kathryn C. Shafer. Substance use among the Arabs and Arab Americans / Nuha Abudabbeh and Andrew Hamid --
Jewish substance abusers : existing but invisible / Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner --
Substance abuse treatment issues with Cambodian Americans / Mary Ann Bromley and S.K. Chhem Sip --
Ethnocultural background and substance abuse treatment of Chinese Americans / Ting-Fun May Lai --
Ethnocultural background and substance abuse treatment of Asian Indian Americans / Daya Singh Sandhu and Ruby Malik --
Substance abuse interventions for Japanese and Japanese American clients / Jun Matsuyoshi --
Substance abuse among Korean Americans : a sociocultural perspective and framework for intervention / Young Hee Kwon-Ahn.
Responsibility: edited by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner.

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