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Disability and Abuse in Relation to Substance Abuse: A Descriptive Analysis

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dc.contributor.author Wolf-Branigin, Michael en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-11T18:53:51Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-11T18:53:51Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/3439
dc.description Copyright 2007 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.description.abstract This analysis reviewed five years of a state’s substance abuse treatment admissions and discharges in order to identify specific patterns among persons who had a disability. Using a series of group comparisons, Chi-squares, and logistic regressions, specific patterns of violence and abuse to this population were identified. Results indicate that persons who had a disability and abused substances were more likely to be victimized by physical abuse and domestic violence when compared with their peers without a disability. A person with a disability had about one-half to one-third the odds of receiving long-term residential, short-term residential and intensive outpatient care when compared with persons without a disability. en_US
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dc.subject disability en_US
dc.subject Substance Abuse en_US
dc.subject complex systems en_US
dc.subject domestic violence en_US
dc.subject sexual abuse en_US
dc.title Disability and Abuse in Relation to Substance Abuse: A Descriptive Analysis en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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