Prospective patterns and correlates of quality of life among women in substance abuse treatment.

@article{Tracy2012ProspectivePA,
  title={Prospective patterns and correlates of quality of life among women in substance abuse treatment.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Tracy and Alexandre B. Laudet and Meeyoung Oh Min and Hyunsoo Kim and Suzanne J. Brown and Min Kyoung Jun and Lynn Twarog Singer},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2012},
  volume={124 3},
  pages={
          242-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life (QOL) is increasingly recognized as central to the broad construct of recovery in substance abuse services. QOL measures can supplement more objective symptom measures, identify specific service needs and document changes in functioning that are associated with substance use patterns. To date however, QOL remains an under investigated area in the addictions field, especially in the United States. METHODS This study examines patterns and predictors of QOL at 1 and 6… CONTINUE READING
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