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Coping with alcohol and drug problems : the experiences of family members in three contrasting cultures / Jim Orford ... [et al.].

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Alcoholism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug abuse -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug addicts -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Medical subjects:
Substance-Related Disorders -- ethnology -- England.
Substance-Related Disorders -- ethnology -- Mexico.
Substance-Related Disorders -- ethnology -- Northern Territory.
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- England.
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Mexico.
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Northern Territory.
Family -- psychology -- England.
Family -- psychology -- Mexico.
Family -- psychology -- Northern Territory.
Family Health -- ethnology -- England.
Family Health -- ethnology -- Mexico.
Family Health -- ethnology -- Northern Territory.
Models, Psychological -- England.
Models, Psychological -- Mexico.
Models, Psychological -- Northern Territory.
Contents:
Models of understanding : how families continue to be pathologised and misunderstood
Coping with alcohol and drug problems in the family : a review of previous qualitative research
The three study locations : Mexico City, South-West England and indigenous Northern Territory, Australia
A description of the study in three socio-cultural groups
The impact of excessive drinking and drug taking on family members
How family members cope
The support family members get from other people
Variations on a theme : what difference does culture make?
An integrated view of alcohol and drug problems in the family
Ways of empowering family members.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-279) and indexes.
Contributor:
Orford, Jim
ISBN:
0415371465 (hbk)
OCLC:
60558807
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