The impact of opiate dependence on parenting processes : Contextual , physiological and psychological factors

@inproceedings{Hogan2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of opiate dependence on parenting processes : Contextual , physiological and psychological factors},
  author={Diane M. Hogan},
  year={2009}
}
This article explores the processes through which dependence on opiates affects parenting capacity and family processes. The findings are based on in-depth interviews with 100 parents (50 drug-using [opiate dependent] and 50 non-drug using) living in Dublin. Qualitative analyses of semi-structured interviews suggest that opiate dependence has a specific impact on parenting processes and particularly on the physical and emotional availability of parents and on the capacity of parents to provide… CONTINUE READING