Addictive Behaviors in Women (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews)

Addictive Behaviors in Women (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews) Author: -
eBook Title: Addictive Behaviors in Women (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews)
ISBN10: 0896032574
ISBN13: 978-0896032576
Language: English
Publisher: Humana Press; 1994 edition (May 23, 1994)
Category: Other
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences
Size ePub vers.: 1388 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1762 kb
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Rating: 5.0
Votes: 244
Pages: 526 pages

In Addictive Behaviors in Women, leading experts from psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and social work concisely review the addictive process and the characteristic behaviors of women who are dependent on alcohol and/or drugs. Topics include why women smoke, the role of personality in female addiction, sexuality issues in chemically dependent women, dieting and alcohol use in women, alcohol's role in sexual assault, and the impact of drug abuse on the family and pregnancy.

Addictive Behaviors in Women illuminates the causes and effects of the many lifestyle decisions women make that lead to addiction to drugs, work, sex, gambling, or to any of the many other elective aspects of our lives. It shows how addictive decisions can be avoided and/or treated, thereby making women's lives safer, more productive, and healthier.

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