The discrepancies in findings could be due to differences in how sexual orientation was defined - Burgard et al. Numerous studies Koegel et al. By incorporating an Afrocentric worldview in substance abuse treatment, African-American women will likely benefit from this and not just in larger communit protective factor in enhancing self-image, self-esteem, and centeredness in recovery Roberts et al.
Janet Street-Porter. Discuss the cultural issues that may support a reluctance to seeking treatment outside of the immediate community. Less is known about homeless women. Comprehensive attention to health care and health status is crucial for treatment of American-Indian and Alaska-Native women.
Participants also criticised LGBT media for their portrayal of LGBT communities as consistently celebrating as well as regularly using and abusing substances. In sum, empirical evidence that has emerged since supports Bux conclusions that LGB individuals, particularly women, are at greater risk for alcohol and drug use disorders and related problems.
If LGB individuals were reducing their drinking as they age, we would expect observed differences between LGB and heterosexual individuals to be reduced or eliminated.