The Effectiveness of Three Inpatient Intervention Strategies for Chemically Dependent Women

  title={The Effectiveness of Three Inpatient Intervention Strategies for Chemically Dependent Women},
  author={Karen Dodge and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi},
  journal={Research on Social Work Practice},
  pages={24 - 39}
  • Karen Dodge, Miriam Potocky-Tripodi
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Research on Social Work Practice
  • Objective: This study investigated the effectiveness of three inpatient substance abuse intervention strategies for women: female-sensitive treatment, mixed-gender treatment, and combination mixed-gender/female-sensitive treatment. Method: Eighty-nine women in three treatment facilities were evaluated over a 3-month period on levels of self-esteem, social support, depression, and severity of addiction. It was hypothesized that (1) these women would exhibit lower levels of self-esteem and… CONTINUE READING
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