Cross Cultural Approaches to Working with Addict Families
Diverse methods of approaching a broad spectrum of ethnic families of addicts are discussed. Included among representative minorities are native Americans, inner city Blacks, Chicanos, Asian Americans, Mormons, gays and a women’s group. Styles of ecological family therapy and emergent modes of treatment provide insight into racial-ethnic family systems. Associated patterns suggest that commonalities among families with drug abusing members are greater than their sociocultural differences.
KeywordsFamily Therapy Drug Abuse Treatment Heroin Addict Associate Pattern Drug Counselor
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