The purpose of this study was to compare characteristics of person with alcohol use disorders who sought alcohol treatment with those who did not using data from a nationally representative sample of the United States.
Applying an organizing framework from the larger literature on service utilization, a logistic regression analysis was conducted to examine the interaction among factors influencing treatment.
The results identified unemployment status and lower educational level as barriers to alcohol treatment, but the impact of these factors differed depending on whether the respondent had previous experience with alcohol treatment.
The major findings of this study are discussed in terms of consumer satisfaction, minimizing barriers to alcohol treatment services, and the need to examine individual determinants of alcohol treatment within the larger context of organizational and sociopolitical factors.
Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Sevrage toxique, Traitement, Demande thérapeutique, Accessibilité, Utilisation, Soin, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Poison withdrawal, Treatment, Therapeutical request, Accessibility, Use, Care, United States, North America, America, Human
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