Unformatted text preview: o Does it change from drug to drug, person to person, year to year, place to place? • Using Substances o Is alcohol seen as a medicine? o Is it used in religious ceremony? o Is it seen as a reward for hard work? o Is it seen as an appropriate behavior to engage in when you are under stress? o Is it used as an offer of hospitality or friendship? o When is it generally considered okay to begin using alcohol or other drugs? (the law, your family, etc.) o Is it acceptable to be intoxicated? Under what circumstances? o How are problems defined? o What is an acceptable method for seeking help? (Clergy, spiritual healer, social worker, elder, family members, friends, AA/NA, formal treatment) • Culture-specific AOD Dynamics o See Table 2 from Readings********...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, AOD Dynamics, Culture-specific AOD Dynamics, unique world view