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

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.292 C783C    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-279) and indexes.
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.
Subject Alcoholism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug abuse -- Cross-cultural studies.
Drug addicts -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
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.
Added Author Orford, Jim.
ISBN 0415371465 hardback
9780415371469 hardback
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