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Psychosocial characteristics of drug-abusing women

Marvin R. Burt

Psychosocial characteristics of drug-abusing women

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Drug use.,
  • Drug abuse -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Drug abuse surveys.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 77-82.

    Statementby Marvin R. Burt, principal investigator ; Thomas J. Glynn, Barbara J. Sowder, Burt Associates, inc.
    SeriesServices research monograph series, DHEW publication ;, no. (ADM) 80-917, Services Research monograph series., DHEW publication ;, no. (ADM) 80-917.
    ContributionsGlynn, Thomas J., joint author., Sowder, Barbara J., joint author., Burt Associates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5824.W6 B87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4237183M
    LC Control Number80601620

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Females 'in traditional treatment. DEMOGRAPHIC AND PSYCHOSOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SUBSTANCE-ABUSING PREGNANT WOMEN Sydney L. Hans, PhD Substance abuse in America is a widespread phenomenon that cuts across gender, race, social class, region, and age by:   Psychosocial characteristics of batterers: A study of men charged with domestic violence offenses.

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PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DRUG ADDICTION * PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DRUG ADDICTION * Radin, Sherwin S. Drug addiction is a complex issue involving physiological, sociological, psychological, medical and legal parameters.

There are many questions raised by this problem: What is drug addiction. Over the last decade far-reaching changes have taken place in our beliefs and expectations about women’s roles and identities in the contexts of work, family, and Cited by: 4. Substance use is associated with numerous undesirable short and long term consequences.

The individual not only suffer from physical and psychological problems but also loses the ability to interact with family, peers and society.

The present study aims to identify the psychosocial problems and associated factors among individuals with substance use by: 2. An important component to be successful at either of these activities is the capacity for empathy. Empathy literally means to feel with others - to be able to feel happy when others are happy, and to be able to feel sad when others are sad.

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The few studies of female offenders with substance abuse disorders depict a population with multiple psychosocial problems and treatment needs, and one that is characterized by frequent exposure to sexual abuse and other by:   Women who abuse illicit drugs often engage in atypical parenting behaviors that interfere with the natural development of mother-infant interaction and attachment.

Maternal caregiving deficits leave pronounced adverse consequences in the wake of drug abuse relapse, which often occurs and in early infancy. These are times when the child requires optimal Author: Ilaria Cataldo, Ilaria Cataldo, Atiqah Azhari, Aurora Coppola, Marc H.

Bornstein, Gianluca Esposito. Psychosocial Interventions for Substance Use During Pregnancy Anna R. Brandon, PhD, MSCS, ABPP ABSTRACT Psychosocial and behavioral interventions are used to address substance use and dependence during preg-nancy, having particular value when providers and pregnant women are seeking to minimize drug exposures to the fe-tus.

Bio-psycho-social model of addiction The model that was selected for the purpose of this paper is the bio-psycho-social model of addiction. This is an approach that is based of cognitive aspects as well as behavioural aspects and is inclusive of most of the recent knowledge concerning addiction. Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide is a basic overview of current evidence-based practices for treating co-occurring disorders.

Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual diagnosis, refers to individuals who have both a mental illness and a co-morbid substance use disorder/5(7). A Study of Drug Abusing African-American Pregnant Women Show all authors.

Lessie Bass. Lessie Bass. but primarily to consider what characteristics the women felt would make drug treatment intervention strategies more effective for them and their families, including the significant other in their lives.

Rohweder, C. Psychosocial Cited by: Chapter 6. Sociological Theories of Drug Abuse Introduction This chapter discusses sociological theories of substance use and abuse. For our purposes, sociological theories understand substance abuse as a societal phenomenon, having largely cultural, social, and economic origins or ties.

Such causes are often external to the. PSYCHOSOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DRUG-ABUSING WOMEN NCJ Number Author: M R BURT; T J GLYNN; B J SOWDER Publication Date: Abstract PDF: SOCIAL CONTROL OF WOMEN OFFENDERS - A STUDY OF SENTENCING IN A CRIMINAL COURT NCJ Number Author: C M KRUTTSCHNITT Publication Date: Abstract:.

The problem of drug abuse has developed a new face--the face of a baby, note Donna R. Weston and colleagues (). Although drug-affected babies have been present in our society for several years, their numbers have risen dramatically since the onset of the crack cocaine epidemic in the mid s.

The final aspect of psychosocial health is spiritual health, a belief in a force that gives meaning to life. This does not have to be a religious force, God, or anything like that. Gender refers to an individual's anatomical sex, or sexual assignment, and the cultural and social aspects of being male or female.

An individual's personal sense of maleness or femaleness is his or her gender identity. Outward expression of gender identity, according to cultural and social expectations, is a gender role. Either gender may live out a gender role (a man or a woman.

characteristics that increase the probability of successful aging (26,27). This report—an update of a – report—provides prevalence estimates for selected health characteristics of adults aged 55 and over living in households throughout the United States, based on data from the – National Health InterviewFile Size: KB.

Description: vii, 82 p. Language: English MeSH: Substance-Related Disorders/epidemiology*Substance-Related Disorders/psychology*; United States/epidemiology; Women* Notes: DHEW publication ; no.

(ADM) This report is a product of NIDA Contract no. to Burt Associates, Inc. NLM ID: [Book]. The general well-being of drug abusing women is often poor with high rates of serious psychiatric disorders, including major depressive disorders, alcoholism, antisocial personality, feelings of worthlessness, poor self esteem, social isolation, and a history of significant losses such as out-of-home placement of their children (Colten, ; Davis, ; Regan, et al., ; Cited by:   Each one of the eight stages that Erikson described in his theory draws on the preceding stages, providing a path for the following stages.

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The aim of our cross-sectional study was to describe psychosocial characteristics of infertile women and men indicating openness towards psychological counselling and actually taking up psychological help in contrast to couples indicating openness towards counselling but not using this opportunity which was offered to all of by: consistently high rates of substance abuse by these persons, b) substance abuse is for most clients a socio-environmental phenomenon embedded in interpersonal activities, and c) both natural recovery processes and effective treatments rely on developing new relationships, activities, coping strategies, and identities.

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physical illnesses related to a drug-abusing lifestyle or the toxic effects of the drugs themselves.

Additionally, the dysfunctional behaviors that result from drug abuse can interfere with a person’s normal functioning in the family, the workplace, and the broader community.

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