Social Location, social integration, and the co-occurrence of substance abuse and psychological distress.

@article{Tenorio2011SocialLS,
  title={Social Location, social integration, and the co-occurrence of substance abuse and psychological distress.},
  author={Kimberly A Tenorio and Celia C. Lo},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={218-23}
}
BACKGROUND In the United States, social stratification has generally led individuals occupying lower social locations to have more health problems than other individuals, even acknowledging that social groups are distinguished by their particular manifestations of health problems. OBJECTIVES This study examined whether two social integration factors, marriage and religiosity, mediate the relationship between social location and co-occurrence of substance abuse and psychological distress and… CONTINUE READING