The role of gendered conceptions in treatment seeking for alcohol problems.

@article{Jakobsson2008TheRO,
  title={The role of gendered conceptions in treatment seeking for alcohol problems.},
  author={Annika Jakobsson and Gunnel K E Hensing and Fredrik Spak},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          196-202
        }
}
The aim of this study was to explore the inducements for treatment-seeking for alcohol problems in women and men. Specifically we wanted to identify what promoted or hindered treatment-seeking in women and men, respectively, and to what extent femininity and masculinity was reflected in the context of treatment seeking. Data was obtained from open interviews with five women and seven men within a month after their first entry into alcohol treatment. A content analysis was performed using gender… CONTINUE READING
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