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ERIC Number: EJ426261
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Drug Abuse and Identity in Mexican Americans: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations.
Castro, Felipe G.; And Others
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v13 n2 p209-25 May 1991
Proposes the construct of drug use identity and presents a four-stage model featuring this construct. The four stages are (1) identity as a casual user; (2) identity as a drug addict; (3) identity as a recovering addict during late treatment; and (4) ethnic pride, self-esteem, social role responsibility, and health motivation. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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