Beliefs and attitudes regarding drug treatment: application of the theory of planned behavior in African-American cocaine users.

@article{Booth2014BeliefsAA,
  title={Beliefs and attitudes regarding drug treatment: application of the theory of planned behavior in African-American cocaine users.},
  author={Brenda M. Booth and Katharine E. Stewart and Geoffrey M Curran and Ann M Cheney and Tyrone F. Borders},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={1441-6}
}
BACKGROUND The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) can provide insights into perceived need for cocaine treatment among African American cocaine users. METHODS A cross-sectional community sample of 400 (50% rural) not-in-treatment African-American cocaine users was identified through respondent-driven sampling in one urban and two rural counties in Arkansas. Measures included self-reports of attitudes and beliefs about cocaine treatment, perceived need and perceived effectiveness of treatment… CONTINUE READING
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