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Cocaine abuse has created widespread problems, especially in poor urban ethnic minority communities. This article discusses the cultural issues in delivering a cocaine treatment program to a predominantly minority patient population. The Stimulant Treatment Outpatient Program (STOP) of San Francisco General Hospital's Substance Abuse Services was(More)
This article presents a theoretical and methodological framework that seeks to integrate multiple sources of pertinent data that must be taken into account to interpret neuropsychological test results of individuals of non-European ancestry. It is proposed that cultural factors have a determining influence on an individual's behavior regardless of the(More)
Six papers were presented in the course of a 2-day symposium on the topic of Latinas and Substance Use. The individuals invited to present included established as well as evolving female investigators within the fields of indigenous peoples' psychology, sociology, and ethnography. Methodology used in the studies ranged from epidemiological telephone surveys(More)
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