Drug Treatment and Ethnicity A Comparative Study in the Metropolitan Areas of Frankfurt, Tel Aviv and San Francisco (Reihe "Forschung Psychosozial) by Jan Schneider

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  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Recovery,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Minorities,
  • Social work with minorities,
  • Substance abuse,
  • Substance use,
  • Treatment,
  • Medical

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Number of Pages289
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ISBN 103898060799
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21st Century Research on Drugs and Ethnicity book. Studies Supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. 21st Century Research on Drugs and Ethnicity. DOI link for 21st Century Research on Drugs and Ethnicity. 21st Century Research on Drugs and Ethnicity by: 1.

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Alrasheed, Nduna Dzimiri. The relationships among race/ethnicity and drug use, disparity in arrests, and sentencing have long been controversial issues, especially in the United : Serdar Yildiz.

Drug Treatment and Ethnicity Die interkulturelle Offnung der sozialen Dienste ist in den letzten Jahren zu einem wichtigen Thema.

who enter treatment and may not be representative of the whole population of drug users in each ethnic group. SUBSTANCE USE The TOP form collects information on the substances that individuals report having used in the 28 days prior to entering treatment. The types of drugs used vary by ethnic background as illustrated in Figure 1 and Table 1.

The impact of drugs on different minority groups: ethnicity and drug treatment Publication date 25th July Categories Impacts of Drugs Prevention and Public Health Recovery and Treatment Size kiB.

Download and View. contact us. United Kingdom Drug Policy Commission is registered as a charity in England and Wales no. Drug treatment and prevention programmes 4 Implications for policy and practice 5 Evidence needs 5 Interaction with the police and criminal justice system 6 Implications for policy and practice 6 Evidence needs 6 Drugs and Diversity: Ethnic minority groups Learning from the evidence This briefing is based on the following reviews.

adverse health consequences of drug use among racial/ethnic populations. These surveys are sponsored by several Federal agencies including, but not necessarily limited to, the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Education.

Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data in Clinical Trials. Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff. 1 This guidance represents the current thinking of the Food and Drug.

Methods: Black-white and Latino-white disparities in any and in specialty substance abuse treatment were measured among adult respondents with substance use disorders from the – National Survey on Drug Use and Health (N=25,).

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out of 5 stars 1, Paperback. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the majority of clients in drug abuse treatment are men. 16 American men face the pressure to live up to an image of strength, competence, and self-sufficiency that’s associated with masculinity, yet in rehab, they may need to confront their own weaknesses and.

Certain racial and ethnic minority groups are over-represented in outpatient treatment for substance use disorder, yet they are Drug Treatment and Ethnicity book likely to complete treatment.

This study used national data to determine if the relationship between race and treatment completion was the same when the primary substance of choice was alcohol, cocaine, marijuana.

It presents an overview of ethnic and racial differences Drug Treatment and Ethnicity book response to medications and offers insight into the genetic and non-genetic reasons for these differences. The roles of pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics in drug development, regulatory aspects of representing minorities in clinical trials, as well as NIH, ICH and FDA guidelines as.

Well researched details are also given about model practices, intervention, and prevention strategies.

The book concentrates on ethnic minorities; this, however, is not to say that it ignores the rest. In the ultimate analysis, drug users and addicts form one group, and ethnic. lthough the term “diversity” is widely used, there is often no agree- A ment as to its meaning or how attention to diversity should be - erationalized within the context of programming or research.

This text provides a foundation for the examination of such issues, with sugg- tions for the integration of various approaches into substance use tre- ment programs and research.

A structural equation model of factors related to substance use among American Indian adolescents / Jeff King [and others] --Ethnicity and drug-taking behavior / Bernard Segal --Planning programs for prevention of deviant behavior: a psychosocial model / E.R.

Oetting --Overview of selected federal efforts to encourage minority drug abuse. Hypertension, currently defined as a blood pressure > mm Hg (systolic) and/or > 90 mm Hg (diastolic), is a common problem. In a western adult population the prevalence of hypertension exceeds 20%.1 The prevalence of hypertension increases with age and is higher in ethnic minority groups in the UK.

In the Health Survey for England () the prevalence of hypertension was % in those aged. Patterns of alcohol and drug use vary across race/ethnicity and according to type of alcohol or drug use. Notable differences across race/ethnicity exist for estimates of current drinking, level of drinking, binge drinking, alcohol abuse and/or dependence, beverage preference, driving while under the influence of alcohol, illicit drug use, alcohol or drug treatment, and alcohol-related adverse.

The right drug, for the right patient, at the right time. Who wouldn’t want this. For diabetologists, after decades of domination by biguanides and sulfonylureas, only briefly punctuated by thiazolidinediones, the choice of early-stage glucose-lowering agents has recently more than doubled, now including glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP Despite, relatively uniform rates of substance abuse among racial and ethnic populations, there is a disproportionate rate of drug arrests for African-Americans 3.

In addition, members of racial and ethnic minority groups are most likely to experience barriers that impede their ability to access substance abuse treatment. As with alcohol treatment, the white-Hispanic need-adjusted completion disparities for drug treatment were relatively similar to unadjusted disparities (Exhibit 4).

However, adjustment for need. Addiction amongst ethnic minority groups. By Dr Omair Ahmed (MBChB, MRCPsych, ), Consultant Psychiatrist at Priory Hospital Woodbourne.

Dr Ahmed specialises in the mental health and addiction treatment of those in ethnic minority groups, and is able to provide consultations in various Asian languages including Hindi and Urdu.

Among American Indian adolescents between the ages of 12 higher rates in the use of cigarettes ( percent compared to percent), marijuana ( percent compared to percent), and nonmedical uses of prescription drugs ( percent compared to percent) are exhibited when compared to the national average.

The Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse (formerly Drugs & Society) continues the long tradition of research on ethnicity and cultural variation in alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and abuse.

This being said, the NSDUH Report publishes that between andAfrican Americans needed treatment for alcohol abuse or addiction less than that other ethnic or racial groups: % versus %, respectively. African Americans were more likely to need treatment for illicit drug abuse and addiction, however.

Treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse - if successful - produces crisis in ethnic identity for many people. Drug centered values and behaviors are directly confronted in the treatment process, and affiliation with alcohol or drug subcultures is specifically undermined.

This may create a state of anomie - with its attendant confusion, anxiety. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, Vol Issue 4 () Review. Anti-racism and substance use treatment: Addiction does not discriminate, but do we. Sara Matsuzaka & Margaret Knapp.

Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse ( - current) Formerly known as.

Drugs & Society ( - ) Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Some prior studies have reported that no relation is found between ethnicity and drug dependence or treatment outcome–29 On the contrary, some of the previous studies have found that drug users of different ethnic groups tend to have different levels of psychosocial functions,30 patterns of treatment use,31–34 and treatment outcomes   These race/ethnic differences are important since visits significantly increase the odds that a drug dependent inmate will utilize drug treatment while incarcerated (OR =p ethnic differences found in social support while incarcerated.

The United States is a melting pot of different races, cultures and ethnic groups. While each of these groups has become woven into the fabric of America, they all still maintain elements of their culture and heritage.

In terms of alcoholism and drug addiction, every culture has different tendencies and habits. What may be a pronounced problem for one ethnic group may not be an issue for a.

Interactions of ethnicity by expectations, type of treatment, and type of medication were assessed in relation to outcomes by using analysis of variance (ANOVA) models. Aptitude treatment interactions (23,24), which enable modeling with a continuous variable, were used to evaluate outcome relationships by ethnicity and expectations of treatment.

Risk factors for early adolescent drug use in four ethnic and racial group. American Journal of Public Health.

; – [PMC free article] Wight RG, Aneshensel CS, Botticello AL, Sep´ulveda JE. A multilevel analysis of ethnic variation in depressive symptoms among adolescents in the United States.

Social Sciences Medice. Developing a competitive research proposal / Catherine S. Bolek [and others] --Alcohol and drug use among American minorities / Howard Rebach --Methodological issues in conducting substance abuse research on ethnic minority populations / R.

Lorraine Collins --Psychosocial predictors of substance use among urban black male adolescents / Kenneth. Current UK guidance on drug treatment for high blood pressure - which differs depending on a patient's age and ethnicity - could be simplified in line with other international guidelines, suggests.

The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early asbut was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in Treatment of HIV/AIDS is primarily via a "drug cocktail" of antiretroviral drugs, and education.

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) series, formerly titled National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, is a major source of statistical information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and on mental health issues among members of the U.S.

civilian, non-institutional population aged 12. In AugustCaroline Biden, 33, a niece of former Vice President Biden, was busted in Lower Merion Township, Penn., for driving under the influence and without a.

Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 5 This national report presents data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services.

Some measures include data presented by race/ethnicity and other demographic variables. Illegal Drugs. Marijuana (Cannabis) Similar to other addictive drugs, fewer females than males use marijuana. 13 For females who do use marijuana, however, the effects can be different than for male users.

Research indicates that marijuana impairs spatial memory in women more than it does in men, 22,23 while males show a greater marijuana-induced high.


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