Addiction among immigrants and migrants. Epidemiology and treatment

Joseph Westermeyer

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The author discusses the addiction problems of several categories of immigrants, 'travelers', and refugees and presents categories and case histories of various typical presentations along with recommendations for individual and organized community approaches to treatment of the classes of alcoholism, addiction, substance abuse, and comorbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)334-350
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Journal on Addictions
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


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