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6 edition of Women and Substance Abuse found in the catalog.

Women and Substance Abuse

Gender Transparency

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  • 376 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Addiction & therapy,
  • Illness & addiction: social aspects,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Drug And Alcohol Abuse Treatment,
  • Services For Women,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance use,
  • Psychology,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Drug addicts,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • Drug use,
  • Women drug addicts

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSally J. Stevens (Editor), Harry K. Wexler (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8151883M
    ISBN 100789003864
    ISBN 109780789003867
    OCLC/WorldCa38732280


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First Published eBook Published. Book Description. This newly revised and expanded edition of Women's Drug and Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Analysis and Reflective Synthesis offers a unique analysis and synthesis of theory, empirical research, and clinical guidance for treating substance abuse among young, middle-aged, and older women of various racial and sociocultural backgrounds in the.

The number of women who report using illicit drugs is alarming, although women are less likely to use illicit drugs than men. Five percent of women and 8 percent of men report having used illicit drugs during the last 30 days. In43 percent of drug abuse patients admitted to emergency rooms were female and 56 percent were male.

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ER - Where did the idea for the book come from. NP – The women’s treatment program, Aurora Centre, based at BC Women’s Hospital hosted a conference on women’s treatment issues in Vancouver in the fall of. Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or is a form of substance-related ing definitions of drug abuse are used in public health, medical and criminal justice contexts.

In some cases criminal or anti-social behaviour occurs when the person is under the influence of a Specialty: Psychiatry. Differences exist in the prevalence and physical health impacts of problem substance use among men and women. These differences are also found in the mental health and trauma events related to substance use, barriers to treatment and harm-reduction services and the impact of substance use on pregnancy and parenting.

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