Women and men – same problems, different treatment
2006 (English)In: International Journal of Social Welfare, ISSN 1369-6866, E-ISSN 1468-2397, Vol. 16, no 1, 18-31 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The focus on difference between men and women has been important in the development of gender-specific treatment for alcohol and drug problems. The aim of this article is to examine the views of alcohol and drug treatment staff on differences between men and women in treatment and compare men and women in treatment on issues related to staff attitudes. One data set consists of questionnaires sent to staff working with alcohol and drug problems in Stockholm County (n = 918). Another data set consists of interviews with women and men in treatment for alcohol and drug problems in Stockholm (n = 1865). The results show that staff experience differences between men and women both in their problems and in how they should be treated. Some of these differences are supported by the comparison of women and men in the client-data, but mostly the differences are relatively small or even non-existent.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 16, no 1, 18-31 p.
alcohol and drug problems • clients • gender differences • staff attitudes • treatment
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-22608DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2397.2006.00420.xOAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-22608DiVA: diva2:189155
Part of urn:nbn:se:su:diva-10032006-05-032006-05-032010-08-04Bibliographically approved