Multiple Substance Dependence and Course of Alcoholism among Alaska Native Men and Women

  title={Multiple Substance Dependence and Course of Alcoholism among Alaska Native Men and Women},
  author={Barris P. Malcolm and M. Hesselbrock and B. Segal},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  pages={729 - 741}
  • Barris P. Malcolm, M. Hesselbrock, B. Segal
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Substance Use & Misuse
  • Alcohol dependence among Native Americans and Alaska Natives is twice that found in the general population. Alaska Natives are 7 times more likely to die of alcohol-related problems. This study investigated differences in the course and consequences of alcoholism and co-occurring polysubstance dependence in a sample of 582 alcohol-dependent Alaska Natives undergoing inpatient lifetime treatment in Anchorage between 1994 and 1999. Mean age was 33.9 years. Information on lifetime psychiatric… CONTINUE READING
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