A qualitative analysis of women's experiences in single-gender versus mixed-gender substance abuse group therapy.

@article{Greenfield2013AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of women's experiences in single-gender versus mixed-gender substance abuse group therapy.},
  author={Shelly F. Greenfield and Amanda M Cummings and Laura E Kuper and Sara B Wigderson and Mirka Koro-Ljungberg},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2013},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={750-60}
}
The present study of women with substance use disorders used grounded theory to examine women's experiences in both the Women's Recovery Group (WRG) and a mixed-gender Group Drug Counseling (GDC). Semi-structured interviews were completed in 2005 by 28 women in a U.S. metropolitan area. Compared to GDC, women in WRG more frequently endorsed feeling safe, embracing all aspects of one's self, having their needs met, feeling intimacy, empathy, and honesty. In addition, group cohesion and support… CONTINUE READING
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