ERIC Number: ED456979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-May
Reference Count: 0
Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge and Issues. NIDA Research Monograph 168.
Robertson, Elizabeth B., Ed.; Sloboda, Zili, Ed.; Boyd, Gayle M., Ed.; Beatty, Lula, Ed.; Kozel, Nicholas J., Ed.
This research monograph is based on papers from a technical review meeting of the same name, held April 26-27, 1994. It provides information about the special nature or context of rural communities that might impact patterns of drug and alcohol consumption and delivery of prevention and treatment services; health, social, and economic consequences of substance abuse; and special needs of rural subpopulations. Many papers include a focus on youth. The selected papers are: "Introduction: Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Rural America" (Zili Sloboda, Eric Rosenquist, Jan Howard); "The Social Context of Substance Abuse: A Developmental Perspective" (Rand D. Conger); "The Special Nature of Rural America" (Rand D. Conger); "Drug and Alcohol Use among Youth in Rural Communities" (Ruth W. Edwards); "Traffic and Illegal Production of Drugs in Rural America" (Patrick J. O'Dea, Barbara Murphy, Cecilia Balzer); "Risk and Protective Factors for Drug Use among Rural American Youth" (E. R. Oetting, R. W. Edwards, K. Kelly, F. Beauvais); "Introduction: [Health, Social, and Economic Consequences]" (Gayle M. Boyd); "Health Consequences of Alcohol Use in Rural America" (Gene H. Brody, Eileen Neubaum, Gayle M. Boyd, Mary Dufour); "Health Consequences of Rural Illicit Drug Use: Questions without Answers" (Dennis G. Fisher, Henry H. Cagle, Dawn C. Davis, Andrea M. Fenaughty, Theresa Kuhrt-Hunstiger, Susan R. Fison); "Social and Economic Consequences of Rural Alcohol Use" (Kelly J. Kelleher, James M. Robbins); "The Economic and Social Costs of Drug Abuse among the Rural Population" (Joseph F. Donnermeyer); "Introduction: Interventions and Services" (Elizabeth B. Robertson); "The Prevention of Alcohol Use by Rural Youth" (Carol N. D'Onofrio); "A Drug Abuse Prevention Strategy for Rural America" (Anthony Biglan, Terry Duncan, A. Blair Irvine, Dennis Ary, Keith Smolkowski, Lisa James); "In Living Context: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Rethinking Rural Prevention" (Gordon Karim); "Introduction to Mental Health Service Delivery in Rural Areas" (Elizabeth B. Robertson); "Mental Health Service Delivery in Rural Areas: Organizational and Clinical Issues" (Morton O. Wagenfeld, J. Dennis Murray, Dennis F. Mohatt, Jeanne C. DeBruyn); "Introduction: Drug Abuse among Rural Ethnic and Migrant Populations" (Lula A. Beatty); "Alcohol and Drug Abuse by Migrant Farmworkers: Past Research and Future Priorities" (James M. Watson); "Culturally Competent Substance Abuse Prevention Research among Rural Native American Communities" (Jerry Stubben); "Substance Abuse in Rural African-American Populations" (Marvin P. Dawkins, Mary M. Williams); and "Drug and Alcohol Use among Rural Mexican-Americans" (Felipe G. Castro, Sara Gutierres). (Each paper contains references.) (SV)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, At Risk Persons, Delivery Systems, Drug Abuse, Educational Needs, Health Behavior, Health Promotion, Illegal Drug Use, Intervention, Minority Groups, Prevention, Research Needs, Rural Areas, Rural Population, Rural Youth, Social Environment, Substance Abuse, Youth Problems
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 023 179-191.