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Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Chapter 12 Prevalence Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clients Characteristics and Interventions Chructeristics of Recovery Clinical Specialties Medical-Surgical Nursing Nursing Care of Women Pediatric Nursing Connnnuni~y Health N~rsing Nurse Attitudes, Behaviors, and Bducation Recommendations for Fume lkscarch Alcohol and drug abuse are important topics for nurses. The National hstitute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcolwlism (NW) estimates that 25% of all hospi- talized patients have problems related to alcohol abuse (MLAAA, 1990). The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that 6% of the general population is currentiy using some trpe of illicit drug, and another 2% are abusing pmcrip- tion drugs (NiDA, 1991). However, nurses have only recently begun to address the addictions. Most of the remarch by nurses on this important problem has been developed in the last 10 years. This chapter includes a review of ~.lesearch by nurses on alcohol and other dsug abuse from 1980 to 199 1. Acoording to DSM-m-R, the appropriate diagnos- tic terms m psychatbc subsmce ikpendence and psyckooctiw subsmce abwc (Amwican Psychatrk Association, 1987). Depmh11ce is defined di- agnostically as impad corm1 of sub&nce use d conhued use hpite adverse conqwnces. Abuse is defirwd as mdadapaive paitad of substance use, Ia this chapter, we http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

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Springer Publishing
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0739-6686
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1944-4028
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10.1891/0739-6686.11.1.281
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Abstract

Chapter 12 Prevalence Alcohol and Drug Abuse Clients Characteristics and Interventions Chructeristics of Recovery Clinical Specialties Medical-Surgical Nursing Nursing Care of Women Pediatric Nursing Connnnuni~y Health N~rsing Nurse Attitudes, Behaviors, and Bducation Recommendations for Fume lkscarch Alcohol and drug abuse are important topics for nurses. The National hstitute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcolwlism (NW) estimates that 25% of all hospi- talized patients have problems related to alcohol abuse (MLAAA, 1990). The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that 6% of the general population is currentiy using some trpe of illicit drug, and another 2% are abusing pmcrip- tion drugs (NiDA, 1991). However, nurses have only recently begun to address the addictions. Most of the remarch by nurses on this important problem has been developed in the last 10 years. This chapter includes a review of ~.lesearch by nurses on alcohol and other dsug abuse from 1980 to 199 1. Acoording to DSM-m-R, the appropriate diagnos- tic terms m psychatbc subsmce ikpendence and psyckooctiw subsmce abwc (Amwican Psychatrk Association, 1987). Depmh11ce is defined di- agnostically as impad corm1 of sub&nce use d conhued use hpite adverse conqwnces. Abuse is defirwd as mdadapaive paitad of substance use, Ia this chapter, we

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Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1993

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