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The Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Families and Children: From Theory to Practice

Show simple item record Lander, L., Howsare, J., & Byrne, M. 2021-06-08T18:54:45Z 2021-06-08T18:54:45Z 2013
dc.identifier.citation Lander, L., Howsare, J., & Byrne, M. (2013). The impact of substance use disorders on families and children: from theory to practice. Social work in public health, 28(3-4), 194-205. en_US
dc.description.abstract The effects of a substance use disorder (SUD) are felt by the whole family. The family context holds information about how SUDs develop, are maintained, and what can positively or negatively influence the treatment of the disorder. Family systems theory and attachment theory are theoretical models that provide a framework for understanding how SUDs affect the family. In addition, understanding the current developmental stage a family is in helps inform assessment of impairment and determination of appropriate interventions. SUDs negatively affect emotional and behavioral patterns from the inception of the family, resulting in poor outcomes for the children and adults with SUDs. Social workers can help address SUDs in multiple ways, which are summarized in this article en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Social work in public health en_US
dc.subject substance use disorder en_US
dc.subject attachment theory en_US
dc.subject treatment en_US
dc.subject family systems theory en_US
dc.subject impact on children en_US
dc.title The Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Families and Children: From Theory to Practice en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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