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Gender Differences in the Links between Alcohol-related Consequences and Perceived Need for and Utilization of Treatment

Abstract Past literature has indicated that the majority of people with alcohol problems never seek treatment and that this is especially true of women. Relatively few studies have investigated how different types of alcohol-related consequences longitudinally predict men and women's perceived need for treatment and their utilization of treatment services. The current study sought to expand the literature by examining whether gender moderates the links between four frequently endorsed types of consequences and perceived need for or actual utilization of treatment. Two-hundred thirty-seven adults ages 21-36 completed a battery of questionnaires at two time points five years apart. Results indicated that there were four broad types of consequences... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Beltran Gonzalez, Iris (Author) / Chassin, Laurie (Advisor) / Tein, Jenn-Yun (Committee member) / Corbin, William (Committee member) / Barrera, Jr., Manuel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical psychology / alcohol-related consequences / gender differences / perceived need for treatment / treatment utilization
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 112 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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