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Van Hout, Marie Claire and Hearne, Evelyn (2017) The changing landscape of Irish Traveller alcohol and drug use. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 24 , (2) , pp. 220-222.


The aim of this commentary is to illustrate how the changing social situation and fragmentation of Traveller culture overtime which once offered resilience and protection against alcohol and drug abuse has contributed to a rise in associated problems and addiction within Traveller communities in Ireland. We present here extant available literature on this issue.

Item Type:Article
Date:2017
Page Range:pp. 220-222
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
Volume:24
Number:2
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
F Concepts in psychology > Attitude and behaviour > Attitude toward substance use > Attitude toward substance user
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural discrimination concepts > Minority group (racial group, immigrant, Traveller)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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