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Differences in service utilization and barriers among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites with drug use disorders
BackgroundTreatment for drug use disorders (DUD) can be effective, but only a small proportion of people with DUD seek or receive treatment. Research on racial and ethnic treatment differences andExpand
Psychosocial Outcomes of Adult Children of Mothers With Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Research has established that children of parents with mental illness, compared with normative samples, are more likely to have emotional/ behavioral problems or psychiatric diagnoses themselves. FewExpand
Relevance of spirituality for people with mental illness attending consumer-centered services.
Spirituality has been cited in the literature as having a positive effect on mental health outcomes. This paper explores the relationship of spirituality to demographic, psychiatric illness historyExpand
Measuring pain medication expectancies in adults treated for substance use disorders.
BACKGROUND The U.S. prevalence of misuse of prescription opioid analgesics has increased substantially over the past decade but research on the factors influencing misuse of these medications remainsExpand
The Stigma of Depression: Black American Experiences
ABSTRACT While stigma is a large barrier for all racial/ethnic groups, research suggests that stigma has a particularly strong impact on the help-seeking behaviors and service use patterns of BlackExpand
Social networks and alcohol use disorders: findings from a nationally representative sample
Abstract Background: While some argue that social network ties of individuals with alcohol use disorders (AUD) are robust, there is evidence to suggest that individuals with AUDs have few socialExpand
Recovery coaches and the stability of reunification for substance abusing families in child welfare
Substance abuse is a long-standing challenge for child welfare systems. Parental substance abuse disrupts family stability, family cohesion, and jeopardizes the well-being of children. In the currentExpand
Sexual orientation, treatment utilization, and barriers for alcohol related problems: Findings from a nationally representative sample.
BACKGROUND Gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) individuals appear to have an increased likelihood of alcohol use disorders and treatment utilization for alcohol related problems compared to heterosexualExpand
Prescription pain reliever misuse prevalence, correlates, and origin of possession throughout the life course.
INTRODUCTION While a considerable amount of information is available concerning who is most likely to engage in prescription pain reliever misuse, few studies have examined whether the correlates ofExpand