African-American crack abusers and drug treatment initiation: barriers and effects of a pretreatment intervention

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BACKGROUND Individual and sociocultural factors may pose significant barriers for drug abusers seeking treatment, particularly for African-American crack cocaine abusers. However, there is evidence that pretreatment interventions may reduce treatment initiation barriers. This study examined the effects of a pretreatment intervention designed to enhance… (More)

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@article{Wechsberg2007AfricanAmericanCA, title={African-American crack abusers and drug treatment initiation: barriers and effects of a pretreatment intervention}, author={Wendee M Wechsberg and William A. Zule and Kara S. Riehman and Winnie Kavulani Luseno and Wendy K K Lam}, journal={Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy}, year={2007}, volume={2}, pages={10 - 10} }