Barriers to Treatment for Women With Substance Use Disorders

@article{Taylor2010BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to Treatment for Women With Substance Use Disorders},
  author={Ozietta D. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={393 - 409}
}
  • O. D. Taylor
  • Published 6 May 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Substance-dependent women are facing tremendous barriers that impede them from entering into treatment programs. Such barriers include the lack of childcare, fear of stigma, lack of family or financial support, denial, and the co-occurring disorders. Strategies are paramount to the removal of these barriers, whereas treatment and relapse prevention aid in the rehabilitation process. 
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