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Substance Abuse Among Ethnic Minorities in America

Howard Rebach

Substance Abuse Among Ethnic Minorities in America

A Critical Annotated Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

by Howard Rebach

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • United States,
  • Drug use,
  • Ethnic Sociology,
  • Substance Abuse,
  • Sociology,
  • Alcoholism,
  • Bibliography,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Minorities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8047013M
    ISBN 100815300662
    ISBN 109780815300663

    Counseling Adolescent and Minority Clients with Substance Use Disorders Cultural Humility and Counseling Hispanic and Latino Populations Cutting Edge: Understanding Clients Who Engage in Self-Injurious Behaviors.   How do substance abuse numbers vary among different ethnic groups in the United States? Because law enforcement targets minorities and media perpetuates stereotypes, many people believe that Hispanic Americans and African Americans are more likely to use drugs and alcohol, than White or Asian Americans. These stereotypes are not necessarily true, however, with many studies .

      “Previous studies have suggested that ethnic minorities in MET report more success in reducing substance abuse than non-ethnic minorities, but the studies combined several ethnic groups. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) definition of racial-ethnic disparities in health care provides a conceptual framework that can be applied to the measurement of racial-ethnic disparities in receipt of substance abuse treatment and provides guidance on how to account for criminal history and socioeconomic status in the measurement of disparities.

    Preventing Substance Abuse Among African American Children and Youth: Race Differences in Risk Factor Exposure and Vulnerability John M. Wallace, Jr. 1;3 and Jordana R. Muroff2 The accurateidentificationof risk factors is central to the developmentof effective efforts to prevent young people from using alcohol, tobacco and other substances. Approaches to treating substance abuse among African-Americans Date: Octo Source: University of Cincinnati Summary: A new study is the first to examine the effectiveness of a widely.


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Substance Abuse Among Ethnic Minorities in America by Howard Rebach Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ethnicity and Health in America Series: Substance Abuse and Addiction in the African-American Community. Drug addiction is a chronic disease defined by compulsive drug-seeking behaviors that has the potential for recurrence, relapse and recovery 1.

While addiction is a medical disease, it remains a stigmatized disease, which affects substance dependence research, prevention, treatment services and legal policy in the United States.

Ellen L. Vaughan, PhD. Melanie J. Robbins, MS. Oscar S. Escobar, MA. Preface, by Ellen L. Vaughan, PhD: There has been tremendous growth in the older adult population in the United States, including Latino older adults.

Excessive alcohol use has been connected to an array of mental and physical health problems. Substance abuse among ethnic minorities in America: a critical annotated bibliography.

[Howard M Rebach;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Minorities--Drug use--United States\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search Exposure to gangs in low-income urban communities and substance use among Hispanic youth.

Autumn M. Bermea, Negative life events and incident alcohol use disorders among ethnic minorities. Karen B. Schmaling, Arthur W. Blume & Monica C. Skewes. Provides an understanding of the nature of drug use among minorities by summarizing data on this issue.

The data came from several large and small-scale epidemiological studies that collect and analyze data on the incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality, and other adverse health consequences of drug use among racial/ethnic populations.1/5(1).

The importance of conducting substance abuse research among ethnic minorities is underscored by findings that members of many ethnic minorities in the United States report higher rates of heavy drinking and alcohol-related problems than do Whites and have increased rates of illicit drug use, abuse, and dependence.

specific patterns, expectations and needs of ethnic and cultural minorities in substance abuse treatment care in order to be able to inform innovative practices in mental health care, prevention and treatment practices.

Further, we wish to fill the knowledge gap in existing research on specific ethnic and cultural minorities. Drug and Alcohol Abuse In Minorities: Addiction Causes and Treatment.

African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders - all these ethnic minorities face overwhelming drug and alcohol addiction. African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders - all these ethnic minorities face overwhelming drug and alcohol addiction.

Integrating Cultural Factors into Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment with Racial/Ethnic Minorities Article (PDF Available) in Journal of drug issues 32(3) July with 1, Reads.

One of them is substance abuse and addiction among minorities. True, majority groups in the United States also suffer with substance abuse problems too, but not in as nearly a severe way that many minorities experience it. Some minorities don’t suffer with substance abuse as.

But studies suggest that substance abuse tends to be more prevalent in established immigrant communities — those who have been in the country for at least five years — rather than among newer. Illicit drug and alcohol abuse and dependence (substance use disorders) have harmful effects on individuals and society ().Individuals with substance use disorders have higher rates of suicide attempts than individuals in the general population (2–5), high health care expenses (), and significant disability ().In the U.S.

population age 12 and over, 8% reported illicit drug use and 23%. Substance abuse research among racial, ethnic, and sexual minority populations historically has lagged behind that conducted with majority samples. However, interesting and potentially important advances in prevention, brief interventions, and treatment have been made in the last few years, at least among some minority populations, such as.

Great strides have been made in substance abuse research among Muslim populations in the past decade. However, there are still gaps. Addressing these gaps will reduce the public health and medical burden of substance abuse among Muslim populations.

References. Abou-Saleh,M. T., Ghubash, R., & Daradkeh, T. Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse Division of Epidemiology, Services & Prevention Research Executive Blvd, Room Bethesda, MD Alcohol use is increasing significantly among Asian Americans, who constitute one of the fastest growing U.S.

minority populations (6). Among adolescent minorities studied nationwide, African Americans show the lowest prevalence of lifetime, annual, monthly, daily, and heavy drinking, as well as the lowest frequency of being drunk (7).

To sum up the problem of substance abuse among minority populations in the United States, there are a number of social indicators such as delayed education, high school non-attendance, housing, income and poverty that differ by various groups such as Mexican Americans, American Indians, Japanese Americans, and Puerto Ricans (Payton, ).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Racial/ Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults. HHS estimates of mental health service use among racial/ethnic groups are based on data nearing or more than a decade old.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH understanding of the nature of drug use among minorities by summarizing the most current data on this issue.

The data in this report came from several large- and small-scale epidemiological Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute of Justice, and the Substance Abuse and. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. R & Johnson, C'Prevention of substance abuse among ethnic minority youth', in Handbook of racial & ethnic minority psychology, SAGE Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, pp.

viewed 9 Maydoi: /n. Substance Abuse Issues Among Families in Diverse Populations will inform and enlighten you about the ways that people from various backgrounds respond to treatment and about the culture-specific treatments and interventions that work for them.

This unique book examines: mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients, or ”conditional welfare”Format: Paperback.y Needle sharing in drug abuse occurred among 14% of the ethnic-minority drug abusers, and on average, needle sharing happened times per week.

y The majority of the ethnic-minority drug abusers were using services of the methadone clinic currently (72%). This was followed by NGO rehabilitation services (19%) and NGO counselling services (17%).Drug use among racial/ethnic minorities. [Andrea N Kopstein; National Institute on Drug Abuse.;] /ethnic minorities in the United States --General population --Youth prevalence --Youth drug use and risky behaviors --Drug use among women of childbearing age ().