Maternal substance use and integrated treatment programs for women with substance abuse issues and their children: a meta-analysis

  title={Maternal substance use and integrated treatment programs for women with substance abuse issues and their children: a meta-analysis},
  author={K. Milligan and A. Niccols and W. Sword and L. Thabane and J. Henderson and Ainsley Smith and J. Liu},
  journal={Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy},
  pages={21 - 21}
  • K. Milligan, A. Niccols, +4 authors J. Liu
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
  • BackgroundThe rate of women with substance abuse issues is increasing. Women present with a unique constellation of risk factors and presenting needs, which may include specific needs in their role as mothers. Numerous integrated programs (those with substance use treatment and pregnancy, parenting, or child services) have been developed to specifically meet the needs of pregnant and parenting women with substance abuse issues. This synthesis and meta-analysis reviews research in this important… CONTINUE READING
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