Internalized stigma as an independent risk factor for substance use problems among primary care patients: Rationale and preliminary support.

@article{Kulesza2017InternalizedSA,
  title={Internalized stigma as an independent risk factor for substance use problems among primary care patients: Rationale and preliminary support.},
  author={Magdalena Kulesza and Katherine E. Watkins and Allison J Ober and Karen Chan Osilla and Brett A. Ewing},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2017},
  volume={180},
  pages={52-55}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about internalized stigma among primary care patients, and whether the presence of internalized stigma is related to the severity of substance use problems independent of substance use-related variables. We sought to examine the relationship between internalized stigma and substance use problems among primary care patients with… CONTINUE READING