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Title Substance abusing Latinos : current research on epidemiology, prevention, and treatment / Mario R. de la Rosa, Lori K. Holleran, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, editors
Published Binghamton, NY : Haworth Social Work Practice Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 196 pages) : illustrations
Contents Substance abuse among U.S. Latinos : a review of the literature / Mario R. De La Rosa [and others] -- Substance abuse among Puerto Rican and Dominican gang members in a small city setting / Mario De La Rosa, Douglas Rugh, Patria Rojas -- Childhood sexual abuse and drug use among low-income urban Puerto Rican women / Mildred Vera [and others] -- A comparison of African American and Cuban American adolescent juvenile offenders : risky sexual and drug use behaviors / Jessy G. Dévieux [and others] -- Acculturation status and substance use prevention with Mexican and Mexican-American youth / Flavio F. Marsiglia [and others] -- Culturally competent intervention with families of Latino youth at risk for drug abuse / Dhira Crunkilton, Juan J. Paz, David P. Boyle -- Psychiatric, family, and ethnicity-related factors that can impact treatment utilization among Hispanic substance abusing adolescents / Daniel A. Santisteban [and others] -- Factors associated with drug treatment entry patterns among Hispanic women injection drug users seeking treatment / Lena M. Lundgren, Hortensia Amaro, Linsey Ben-Ami -- Special topics -- HIV/AIDS prevention practice with Latino/a substance abusers : an interview with Jennifer Herrera / Lori K. Holleran -- Endpage -- The story of a bi-cultural, Latina addict / Evelyn B
Summary Discover the role culture, family, and environment have in the prevention of Latino substance abuseInformation about the substance abuse behaviors among Latino populations has been limited. Substance Abusing Latinos: Current Research on Epidemiology, Prevention, and Treatment fills this void by presenting the latest research on the epidemic of substance abuse now afflicting the Latino community. Ethnic differences are reviewed, including specific studies covering gang members, low-income urban women, risky behaviors, and language preference indicators of acculturation. This book do
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hispanic Americans -- Substance use -- Prevention.
Hispanic Americans -- Substance use.
Substance abuse -- United States -- Prevention.
Substance abuse -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author De la Rosa, Mario.
Holleran, Lori K.
Straussner, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg.
LC no. 2004027877
ISBN 0203051351
1136438920 (electronic bk.)
9781136438929 (electronic bk.)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)
(soft cover ; alk. paper)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)
(soft cover ; alk. paper)
OTHER TI Journal of social work practice in the addictions