A preliminary exploration of immigrant substance abusers from the former Soviet Union living in Israel, Germany and the United States: A multi-national perspective

Richard Isralowitz, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, Irmgard Vogt, Victor Chtenguelov

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Abstract

The Former Soviet Union (FSU) has historically been seen as having an unusually large population of individuals with alcohol problems. Since the fall of the communist regime, a growing drug abusing population has become visible.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Aspects of Social Work Practice in the Addictions
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages119-136
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781317718734
ISBN (Print)0789019973, 9780789019967
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014

Keywords

  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Germany
  • Heroin addicts in Former Soviet Union
  • Israel
  • Russian immigrants
  • United States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology
  • General Social Sciences

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