Elsa Pinto-Lopez, Ph.D.
Ph.D., FLorida International University
M.S., University of Puerto Rico
B.S., University of Puerto Rico
Describe the dietary intake among Hispanic women with reported substance abuse and how it relates to the varying levels of illicit drugs use, heavy alcohol use and/or non-medical use of prescription drugs. An observable association between dietary patterns and addiction severity may contribute to increase our understanding of the health consequences of drug abuse by a measure of dietary quality and to target interventions for substance abusers