Chris Angelo Ong

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PURPOSE To explore how youth contextualize substance use problems and recovery, in general and for themselves, in relation to the commonly accepted chronicity framework. METHODS Fourteen focus groups were conducted with 118 youth in substance abuse treatment settings (aged 12-24 years; 78.3% male; 66.1% Latino) located throughout diverse areas of Los(More)
OBJECTIVE To qualitatively explore how treatment-involved youth retrospectively contextualize relapse from substance use. METHODS Fourteen focus groups were conducted with 118 youth (78.3% male; 66.1% Latino) enrolled in participating substance abuse treatment programs (4 young adult and 10 adolescent) throughout Los Angeles County. Transcripts were(More)
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