Impact of victimization on substance abuse treatment outcomes for adolescents in outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment.

@article{Shane2006ImpactOV,
  title={Impact of victimization on substance abuse treatment outcomes for adolescents in outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment.},
  author={Patricia A. Shane and Guy S. Diamond and Janell Lynn Mensinger and David Shera and Matthew B. Wintersteen},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 Suppl 1},
  pages={34-42}
}
This paper considers whether victimization moderates adolescents' outcomes in substance abuse treatment. Adolescents (N=975) in outpatient and residential settings were assessed at intake, three, six, nine, and 12 months. Differential outcomes by gender and degree of victimization were analyzed. Dependent variables were marijuana use and substance-related problems. The residential sample reported higher baseline marijuana use and victimization. Both samples significantly reduced marijuana use… CONTINUE READING

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