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Ethnic Pride as a Predictor of Self-Efficacy to Avoid Drugs Following Substance Abuse Treatment

Abstract Specific cultural variables have been found to protect against the onset of alcohol, tobacco and drug use among Latino adolescents. It has been suggested that targeting similar cultural components during the treatment of drug dependence and abuse for Latino adults may also enhance the effectiveness of the intervention, although few studies have explored this hypothesis. The current study attempted to remedy this disparity by exploring the potentially protective influence of two cultural variables, ethnic pride and family traditionalism, on self-efficacy to avoid drug use following residential substance abuse treatment among 99 Hispanic and 85 non-Hispanic White males. Results of the study indicate that higher levels of ethnic pride predict ... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Boyd, Stephen James (Author) / Gonzalez Castro, Felipe (Advisor) / Barrera, Jr., Manuel (Committee member) / Aiken, Leona (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology, Behavioral / Culture / Self-efficacy / Substance abuse
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 102 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Psychology 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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