Nursing | Substance Abuse and Addiction
Aim: To compare case management versus community-based therapy on illicit drug abuse among homeless adolescents
Background: Homeless adolescents are at high risk for illicit drug abuse.
• A quasi-experimental, multiple baseline time series design
• 52 sessions over a 12-month period
• Baseline assessment and survey on demographics
• Follow-up: closed-ended questionnaire (every four months)
Analysis: Repeated ANOVA test and dependent t-test
Limitations: Lack of recent evidence-based research, a small sample size, self-report data, and length of the study.
Baillio, Alice; Stanley, Meghan; Kroupa, Sarah; Ajaj, Rania; and Rabidoux, Paige
"Research Proposal: The Effects of Therapeutic Interventions on Illicit Drug Abuse Among Homeless Adolescents,"
OUR Journal: ODU Undergraduate Research Journal: Vol. 4
, Article 11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.odu.edu/ourj/vol4/iss1/11