Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Transgender people's experiences in substance abuse treatment
by Rodman, Kate, Psy.D., California Institute of Integral Studies, 2015, 234; 3743752
Abstract (Summary)

This narrative study sought to document the substance abuse treatment experiences of transgender people. Individual interviews were conducted with eight participants, and the data were transcribed and analyzed. Participant interviews were discussed. Thirteen themes emerge from the interviews: Making Meaning of Addiction, Considering Discrimination, Additional Services, Provider Relationships, Program Community, Community Involvement, Recovery Approach, Self-Protection, Seeking Sobriety, Family Relationships, Other Self-Care, Feelings of Isolation, and Program Policies. Recommendations for substance abuse treatment programs that emerge from participant experiences and data analysis are put forth.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Wilkinson, Tanya
Commitee: Buscemi, Raymond
School: California Institute of Integral Studies
Department: Clinical Psychology
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-B 77/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Clinical psychology
Keywords: Lgbtq, Substance abuse treatment, Sud, Trans*, Transgender
Publication Number: 3743752
ISBN: 978-1-339-36497-1
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