TITLE

Alcohol Use and Related Problems Among Ethnic Minorities in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Galvan, Frank H.; Caetano, Raul
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Alcohol use patterns and the prevalence of alcohol-related problems vary among ethnic groups. Among the elements thought to account for these ethnic differences are social or cultural factors such as drinking norms and attitudes and, in some cases, genetic factors. Understanding ethnic differences in alcohol use patterns and the factors that influence alcohol use can help guide the development of culturally appropriate alcoholism treatment and prevention programs.
ACCESSION #
11693430

 

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