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  1. Fulltext. Alcohol and drug use, abuse, and dependence among welfare recipients.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This paper presents national estimates of heavy drinking, drug use, and alcohol and drug abuse and/or dependence among recipients of selected welfare programs.

    Methods

    Data from the 1992 National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey were analyzed.

    Results

    The percentages of welfare recipients using, abusing, or dependent on alcohol or drugs were relatively small and consistent with the general US population and those not receiving welfare benefits.

    Conclusions

    Although a minority of welfare recipients have alcohol or drug problems, substance abuse prevention and treatment services are needed among high-risk subgroups.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Programme social, Aide sociale, Risque élevé, Alcoolisme, Toxicomanie, Dépendance, Epidémiologie, Homme, Prévalence, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Social program, Social help, High risk, Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Dependence, Epidemiology, Human, Prevalence, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0481482

    Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 10/04/1997.