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dc.contributor.advisor Stone harris, Dana en
dc.contributor.author Thompson, Sienna en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-10T18:44:23Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-10T18:44:23Z
dc.date.copyright 2019 en
dc.date.issued 1/10/2019 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/207648 en
dc.description California State University, Northridge. Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling. en
dc.description.abstract Sexual minorities may have a higher risk of substance abuse behaviors in comparison to heterosexuals. This can, at least in part, be contributed to sexual minorities' battles pertaining to discrimination, recognition, legal rights, and life in a world in which the majority is non-LGBTQ. When one member in the relationship struggles with substance abuse, there may be some common problems that lead to marital dissatisfaction. Common problems that are contributors to distress in relationships include an unsatisfying sex life, verbal, physical, and sexual aggression and divorce. Problems with drinking may also cause financial issues, employment instability, embarrassing intoxicated moments, abuse, and negative interactions with children. The purpose of this graduate project is to address the needs of sexual minorities in same-sex couples that are rebuilding their relationship post-addiction. Due to the added stressors and discrimination same-sex couples may face, it is vital to process the variables that may contribute to substance abuse during counseling, while also improving relational functioning. The project is a multi-couple group, which will utilize components of BCT and EFT to assist the same-sex couples in rebuilding their relationship after substance abuse. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Sienna Thompson en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent vi, 105 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject Drug Abuse en
dc.subject Sexual Minority en
dc.subject LGBTQ en
dc.subject Recovery en
dc.subject Couples en
dc.subject Substance Abuse en
dc.subject Sexual Minority Stress en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Education -- Educational Psychology and Counseling -- Marriage and Family Therapy. en
dc.title The Effects of Substance Abuse on the LGBTQ Partner of the Substance Abuser: A Support Group for Couples in Recovery en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2019-01-10T18:44:23Z
dc.contributor.department Educational Psychology and Counseling en
dc.description.degree M.S. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Lethcoe, Tricia en
dc.contributor.committeemember Restori, Alberto en
dc.contributor.committeemember Losey, Diana en
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