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A heirarchy of strategies heroin-using mothers employ to reduce harm to their children

Richter, Kimber; Bammer, Gabriele

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The present paper explores strategies that drug-using women employ to protect their children from drug-related harm. Twenty-two mothers were recruited through word-of-mouth, field recruitment, and flyers. Semi-structured interviews were used to collect mother's views on parenting and heroin use. Analysis was conducted using a standard qualitative software package. A hierarchy of seven strategies was identified: (1) stop using; (2) go into treatment; (3) maintain a stable small habit; (4) shield...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90791
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
DOI: 10.1016/S0740-5472(00)00137-9

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