Use of Psychiatric Drugs among Mothers and their Young Children
- Vogt, Irmgard (Psychologisches Institut, Universität Münster)
- INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
AbstractUse of medication and semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol as well as condition of health of mothers and their half-grown children. Topics: 1. Questions posed to both children and mothers: self-assessment of condition of health (scale); physical complaints in the last two years and resulting visits to the doctor and prescription of medication; medication contained in one´s own medicine chest; regularity of use of medication with and without medical prescription; current and earlier use of tobacco; drinks and use of alcohol; occasions for conversation about the effects of medication. 2. Survey of young people: size of place of residence during childhood; local residency; socialization authority: parents or home; marital status and age of parents; employment of mother; break-off of school education and repeating classes; current education level and possibly unemployment; change of occupation; type of stress in one´s occupation; acceptance of roles in games; classification of relationship to father and mother; characterization of style of upbringing of father and mother (scale); reference person; use of parental style of upbringing with one´s own children; leisure activity on working days and weekends; position in sibling sequence; number of friends; steady partner; earlier partnerships; length of current partnership; self-image; image of the typical alcoholic and image of a typical teetotaler (semantic differential); self-confidence and self-characterization (scale); type and brand of preferred tobacco products; reasons for discontinuation of use of tobacco; age at first use of tobacco; reaction of parents; smoking habits of father, mother and friends; self-assessment of use of alcohol in comparison to others of the same age; occasions for use of alcohol as well as for alcohol excesses; time of day and place for primary use of alcohol; source of supply of alcohol; others present, age and source of supply at first consumption of alcohol; characterization of first effect; age at first alcohol excess; reaction of parents to personal use of alcohol; information on frequency and amount of use of alcohol by father and mother; occasions for use of alcohol by parents; alcohol supply and possibilities of access in the home; physical reactions to consumption of alcohol and jeopardy from alcohol (scale); psychological and physical harm considered possible from alcohol abuse; alcoholics in one´s circle of friends; attitude to alcohol (scale); assumed percentage of young people and West Germans who drink alcohol; sources of information about use of alcohol; self-assessment of extent to which informed about alcohol; judgement on alcohol problems among young people in general and suggested countermeasures; health orientation (scale); susceptibility to colds and injuries; type and frequency of visits to the doctor; sources of information for medications not prescribed by the doctor; keeping medications by parents; use of medication by father and mother; attitude to use of medication by father and mother; attitude to use of medication (scale); judgement on pharmaceuticals according to their usability as intoxicants; detailed information on drugs used; age at first use of intoxicants; type and frequency of use of drugs; assessment of personal inclination to use intoxicants (scale); use of intoxicants in social surroundings; self-assessment of extent to which informed about intoxicants; sources of information about intoxicants; personal standard of punishment for selected offenses (scale); attitude to the social system in the Federal Republic; military service performed; desired form of life: partnership or alone. 3. Mothers survey: importance of areas of life; attitude to use of medication (scale); frequency of operations and hospital stays in the last two years; age and sex of children; reference person of (interviewed) child; susceptibility to illness of target child and frequency of trips together to the doctor; style of upbringing in the treatment of pain of the child; personal use of medication and that of target child; person explaining the effect of medication to the child; attitude to selected methods of upbringing (scale); meaning of punishment (rank scale); (with daughters as target child: attitude to medicinal treatment of menstruation complaints); self-assessment of condition of health (scale); membership in health insurance company; length of daily absence from home due to occupation; religiousness; memberships; residential status; detailed information on presence at home during the last week. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupation; employment; income; sources of income; residential status; social origins; memberships. Interviewer rating: city size; presence of other persons during the interview and their degree of relationship; intervention of other persons in the interview; reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number and time of contact attempts.
1976-02 / 1976-07
Oral survey and written survey under supervision with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 499
Number of Variables: 1348
- ZA1210 (Type: ZA-No.)
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