Vulnerability to drug use and the impact of trauma

Glenwright, Melissa 2004, Vulnerability to drug use and the impact of trauma, D.Psychology (Forensic) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Vulnerability to drug use and the impact of trauma
Author Glenwright, Melissa
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psychology (Forensic)
Date submitted 2004
Keyword(s) Addicts - Psychology
Substance abuse - Etiology
Psychic trauma in children
Summary Case studies are presented and discussed to provide practical illustrations of the impact that trauma can have and its role as a potential risk factor for later drug use. Trauma together with other risk and protective factors often associated with drug use combine in a series of complex relationships.
Notes This clinical thesis is supported by the empirical thesis "Motivation and coercion among mandated and voluntary drug treatment clients"
Language eng
Description of original 94 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.86
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