Parents who use drugs: accounting for damage and its limitation.

  title={Parents who use drugs: accounting for damage and its limitation.},
  author={Tim Rhodes and Sarah Bernays and Kathrin Houmoller},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={71 8},
Parents who use drugs parent in a context of heightened concern regarding the damaging effects of parental drug use on child welfare and family life. Yet there is little research exploring how parents who use drugs account for such damage and its limitation. We draw here upon analyses of audio-recorded depth qualitative interviews, conducted in south-east England between 2008 and 2009, with 29 parents who use drugs. Our approach to thematic analysis treated accounts as co-produced and socially… CONTINUE READING

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