The role of significant life events in discriminating help-seeking among illicit drug users.

@article{Power1992TheRO,
  title={The role of significant life events in discriminating help-seeking among illicit drug users.},
  author={Robert Power and Richard G. Hartnoll and Campbell Chalmers},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1992},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={1019-34}
}
This paper examines the role of significant life events in distinguishing two samples of illicit drug users: 120 help-seekers (the "agency group") and 120 not seeking help (the "non-agency group"). We examined 10 life areas clustered around the general categories of "substance use," "social functioning," and "emotional and interpersonal functioning." A range of objective and self-reported information was collected regarding each life area covering the 12 months prior to interview. Analysis… CONTINUE READING