Substance Abusing Latinos: Current Research on Epidemiology, by Shulamith L A Straussner,Mario De La Rosa,Lori Holleran

By Shulamith L A Straussner,Mario De La Rosa,Lori Holleran

detect the position tradition, relatives, and surroundings have within the prevention of Latino substance abuse

Information concerning the substance abuse behaviors between Latino populations has been restricted. Substance Abusing Latinos: present study on Epidemiology, Prevention, and therapy fills this void through featuring the most recent study at the epidemic of substance abuse now afflicting the Latino neighborhood. Ethnic ameliorations are reviewed, together with particular reviews overlaying gang contributors, low-income city ladies, dicy behaviors, and language choice signs of acculturation. This ebook does greater than easily current the research—it discusses powerful remedy thoughts to aid practitioners offer caliber, culturally efficient care to missing Latino populations.

Latinos, the most important minority within the usa, have an expanding alcohol and illicit drug use challenge. tradition, acculturation, and language carry robust sway within the learn of Latino/a substance abuse. Substance Abusing Latinos: present examine on Epidemiology, Prevention, and remedy delves deeply into troubling concerns similar to gang club, sexual abuse, the shortcoming of fit kinfolk position types, the consequences of alternative degrees of acculturation, the inability of medical insurance, and rampant involvement with the felony approach. The examine is used as a origin to target the most recent advances of substance abuse prevention and culturally powerfuble intervention programs.
Each bankruptcy is greatly referenced to augment research.

Substance Abusing Latinos: present learn on Epidemiology, Prevention, and remedy explores:

  • substance abuse between gang participants in a small city
  • youth sexual abuse and drug use between low-income Puerto Rican women
  • a comparability of dicy behaviors of African-American and Cuban-American adolescent juvenile offenders
  • acculturation prestige and substance use prevention with Mexican and Mexican-American youth
  • culturally useful intervention with households of Latino early life in danger for drug abuse
  • psychiatric, family members, and ethnicity-related components which can impression therapy between Hispanic substance abusing adolescents
  • HIV/AIDS prevention perform with substance abusers

Substance Abusing Latinos: present examine on Epidemiology, Prevention, and therapy is key studying for educators, scholars, practitioners operating with Latino/a populations, and substance abuse researchers.

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