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Title: Attitudes of clinical social workers toward alcoholism
Author(s): Al-Damigh, Sami Abdulaziz
Doctoral Committee Chair(s): Cowger, C.
Department / Program: Social Work
Discipline: Social Work
Degree Granting Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree: Ph.D.
Genre: Dissertation
Subject(s): Social Work
Abstract: This study focused on the attitudes held by clinical social workers regarding the nature of alcoholism. In addition, model preference and differences in the attitudes regarding female and male alcoholics were investigated. Mailed-questionnaire was sent to 200 subjects who were randomly selected from the mailing list of licensed clinical social workers in the State of Illinois. 9-points Likert scale was used in the construction of the instrument. Results of this study revealed that there was a consensus among clinical social workers regarding the nature of alcoholism. The majority of clinical social workers were identified with the disease model of alcoholism. Subjects held positive attitudes regarding alcoholics. Finally, no statistically significant differences were found between subjects' attitudes regarding female and male alcoholics.
Issue Date: 1992
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/23023
Rights Information: Copyright 1992 Al-Damigh, Sami Abdulaziz
Date Available in IDEALS: 2011-05-07
Identifier in Online Catalog: AAI9236385
OCLC Identifier: (UMI)AAI9236385
 

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