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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Violence narratives of Mexican women treated in mutual-aid residential centers for addiction treatment

Participant Age (years) Number of times in CRAMAA’s Substance of preference First use Marital status Children Employed Monthly income (USD) Comorbidity Violence in childhood
M1 31 3 Alcohol 12 Single No Yes 400 (dependent on family) None Physical and psychological violence from mother
M2 27 3 Alcohol and marihuana 17 Single No Yes 300: waitress None Physical and psychological violence from parents
M3 25 4 Alcohol and cocaine 8 Single No Yes 350; NGO employee Borderline Personality Disorder Sexual abuse from peers
M4 25 2 Alcohol, marihuana, cocaine and amphetamines 19 Single No Yes 280; employee none Verbal violence from parents
M5 27 2 Alcohol anxiolytics 10 Single No No 800 (dependent on family; resided in a CRAMAA at the time of interview) Schizophrenia Negligence and abandonment
M6 35 1 Alcohol and cocaine 15 Single No Yes 2000: realtor None No
M7 22 2 Alcohol, marihuana and cocaine 14 Single No Yes 5200: teacher’s assistant Borderline Personality Disorder Psychological violence, negligence and abandonment from parents
M8 20 3 Alcohol, marihuana and amphetamines 13 Single No No 800 (dependent on family) Borderline Personality Disorder Physical and psychological violence from alcoholic father
M9 55 1 Alcohol 8 Divorced Two children No 4000; business owner Yes, doesn’t remember the diagnosis No
M10 23 3 Amphetamines 14 Single No No 600 (dependent on family) Borderline Personality Disorder Physical and psychological violence from mother; sexual violence from cousin
M11 29 1 Alcohol 14 Single No Yes 800; assistant Borderline Personality Disorder Negligence from mother
M12 30 1 Alcohol 18 Single No No 550; researcher Major Depressive disorder No
M13 18 1 Alcohol, marihuana 12 Single No No None Yes, doesn’t remember the diagnosis Sexual harassment from family member, psychological and physical violence from parents