Daisy Gomez's research while affiliated with DePaul University and other places

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Purpose: The present study explored the effects of length of stay in an Oxford House (a sober living environment) with the number of days attended school/vocational training and days worked in the past 90 days with 292 women and 604 men. Design/methodology/approach: This paper presents quantitative data. Findings: Results indicated that number...
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Latinos often do not seek substance abuse services, and this might be correlated to the lack of culturally-modified substance abuse treatment approaches. Oxford House is the largest self-help residential recovery program in the U.S., yet few Latinos are among their current residents. In an effort to change this, bilingual-bicultural recovery homes...

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... Recovery residences are residential self-help communal living facilities that contribute to continued abstinence by providing a network of others who share abstinence goals and creating conditions to gain employment skills (Gómez et al. 2014). These residences also encourage social support, civic engagement, and physical health and well-being. ...
... Some authors already identified that emotional regulation difficulties were related to the development of PTSD symptoms (Bardeen et al., 2013) and that personality traits could be predictive for the development of the disease (DiGangi et al., 2013). Baie et al. (2020), in an investigation specifically on the personality structure of patients with PTSD, reported that the lower the structural level of integration of the subject's personality, the more pronounced the symptoms of the disease. ...
... Because many do not undergo formal SUD treatment, they may not receive referrals to this recovery resource. Another explanation given is that many recovery houses do not offer their services in the Spanish language or incorporate aspects of Latino culture, making them less attractive to some Latinos with SUDs (Alvarez, Jason, Davis, Ferrari, & Olson, 2004;Contreras et al., 2012). ...