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  1. Drug abuse prevention for high-risk African American children and their families: a review and model program.

    Article - En anglais

    In this article we are specifically concerned with the familial and socioeconomic factors that contribute to the exceedingly high prevalence rates of drug abuse in African-American children.

    In addition to detailing the impact of drug abuse in African-American children and their families, we consider how this critical health problem can be prevented using existing knowledge and strategies known to mental health professionals.

    A model program entitled Project for a Substance Abuse-Free Environment (SAFE) is outlined.

    Its objectives are to implement:

    (a) a broad-spectrum family intervention to empower disadvantaged and high-risk families in their communities.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Alcoolisme, Prévention, Santé mentale, Facteur risque, Développement maladie, Statut social, Personnalité, Milieu familial, Comportement social, Programme sanitaire, Programme thérapeutique, Support social, Article synthèse, Enfant, Homme, Noir américain, Négroïde, Race

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Prevention, Mental health, Risk factor, Disease development, Social status, Personality, Family environment, Social behavior, Sanitary program, Therapeutic schedule, Social support, Review, Child, Human, Black American, Negroid, Race

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

    Cote : 93-0419340

    Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.