Portrait Of Addiction (Chapter 4 in New Directions in Treatment, Education, and Outreach for Mental Health and Addiction).
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This chapter discusses gender-specific addiction treatment services for African American and Hispanic communities. It also examines the risk factors associated with substance use disorders, challenges with diagnosing co-occurring disorders, treatment interventions found to be effected with these two communities of color, and proposed recommendations for future interventions. 53 references. (Author abstract modified)
substance abuse; drug addiction; Human sex differences; cultural competency; African Americans; Hispanics; risk factors; therapeutic intervention; mental disorders; substance abuse treatment