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Earnshaw VA, Bogart LM, Menino D
Disclosure, stigma, and social support among young people receiving treatment for substance use disorders and their caregivers: a qualitative analysis.
The purpose of this study was to investigate relational processes experienced by youth with substance use disorders (SUDs) and their caregivers that may act as barriers to, or facilitators of, recovery. Single-session qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted by clinicians from a SUDs program. There was variability in disclosure experiences. Addressing relational processes within treatment by encouraging patients and caregivers to share the disclosure decision-making process may support the recovery of youth with SUDs.
Citation: Earnshaw VA, Bogart LM, Menino D . Disclosure, stigma, and social support among young people receiving treatment for substance use disorders and their caregivers: a qualitative analysis. Int J Ment Health Addict 2019 Dec;17(6):1535-49. doi: 10.1007/s11469-018-9930-8..
Keywords: Children/Adolescents, Caregiving, Substance Abuse, Social Stigma
Muenks CE, Sewell WC, Hogan PG
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: the effects are more than skin deep.
The purpose of the study was to assess the psychosocial effects of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) diagnosis on the households of children with MRSA skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI). The study found that primary caregivers of children with MRSA SSTI reported changing their health behaviors, altering their interactions with people outside of their home, and feeling isolated by others in response to their child's MRSA diagnosis.
Citation: Muenks CE, Sewell WC, Hogan PG . Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: the effects are more than skin deep. J Pediatr 2018 Aug;199:158-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.04.002..
Keywords: Caregiving, Children/Adolescents, Family Health and History, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Social Stigma