Substance Use Disorders in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients
Assessment and TreatmenteBook - 2009
Internalized homophobia, alienation, poor support structures, and high levels of depression all contribute to substance abuse among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, with social activity at bars and clubs reinforcing addictive behavior. The threat of bias in treatment programs also prevents many from seeking help. An essential resource for human service professionals searching for the latest research on these unique issues, this volume features both state of the art practice methods for treating substance use disorders and up-to-date analyses of sexual orientat.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (297 pages)