Treatment seeking and subsequent 1-year drinking outcomes among treatment clients in Sweden and the U.S.A.: a cross-cultural comparison.

@article{Witbrodt2012TreatmentSA,
  title={Treatment seeking and subsequent 1-year drinking outcomes among treatment clients in Sweden and the U.S.A.: a cross-cultural comparison.},
  author={Jane A Witbrodt and Anders P Romelsj{\"o}},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={1122-31}
}
Cross-cultural comparisons provide a method for distinguishing unique aspects as well as shared aspects of different cultures. Theoretically framed by a health-services conceptual model, we examine the extent that culture-specific versus common characteristics are associated with treatment seeking and drinking outcome. Swedish (n=997) and U.S. (n=501… CONTINUE READING