Healthy Habits in Recovery : Dietary Study Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Poster reporting research results on a study of weight gain in women who are recovering from substance abuse.
Obesity is a major health problem in the US and overweight and obesity increase cardiovascular risk factors. The problem is known to be more prevalent among African American and Latino populations. Weight gain among those recovering from substance abuse is well known among treatment professionals and recovering people, but it is not documented.
Ellen Glovsky, Margaret Christensen, Hortensia Amaro, and Rita Nieves. "Healthy Habits in Recovery : Dietary Study Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment Centers". Jan. 2007.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/hamaro/1