5 edition of Alcohol and Drugs are Women"s Issues, Volume Two found in the catalog.
Alcohol and Drugs are Women"s Issues, Volume Two
June 28, 1991
by Womens Action Alliance
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||155|
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This is the first of two volumes edited by the director of the Women's Alcohol and Drug Education project, sponsored by the national group, Women's Action Alliance. See following entry.
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This publication of 'Women: Alcohol and other Drugs' is a contribution by the Alcohol and Drug Problems Association (ADPA) to the understanding of and in response to gender differences in addictions. Here is a tool for understanding and a guide for more effective treatment of women by the programs and professionals in the drug and alcohol Cited by: 5.
Over the last decade the world has experienced a growing interest in problems associated with the nonmedical use of drugs. This interest has corresponded to a real growth in the extent, diversity, and social impact of the use of alcohol and drugs in many societies.
As a result, the amount ofBrand: Springer US. This interest has corresponded to a real growth in the extent, diversity, and social impact of the use of alcohol and drugs in many societies.
As a result, the amount of research and writing on the subject of drug problems has greatly increased, and it has become very difficult for one individual to keep up with all the relevant literature.
Alcohol, gender and drinking problems: perspectives from low and middle income countries. Alcohol drinking - adverse effects 2. gender and alcohol issues, including differences between men and women and women with alcohol-related problems not only in the countries in the. In this comprehensive introduction to the study of substance use and abuse, the authors explore both the personal and the societal consequences of alcohol and drug problems.
A series of provocative chapters also helps students to navigate the unique problems facing women, adolescents, college students, the elderly, racial minorities, and the. The 14 clearly written articles included in this collection exemplify the best of sociological scholarship on drug and alcohol problems.
The readings strike a balance between constructionist, epidemiological, and ethnographic approaches to the study of drinking, drug use, and related problems such as domestic violence, crime, and the spread of HIV/AIDS. This provocative and controversial book challenges a number of widely held ideas in the alcohol/drug field by critically evaluating the bases of these ideas.
The field of alcohol/drug studies is fraught with conflict and controversy, and each generation of researchers and practitioners seems to have its own special areas of conflict. In this new volume, experts focus on a number of important.
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Men were more likely than women to have problems with alcohol, drugs, or the two substances combined (1). Because many people suffer from both alcohol and drug dependence, scientists speculate that these disorders may have some common causes and risk factors, as described below.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Sex differences in alcohol and drug problems-some highlights / Oriana Josseau Kalant --Temperance and women in 19th-century United States / Harry Gene Levine --Sex differences in the prevalence of problem drinking / Roberta G.
Ferrence --Sex differences in psychoactive drug use:. Reading the book has enlightened me about the increase of alcohol use in young women, the marketing of alcohol in our country, Although the relationship between women and alcohol is not something I've thought much about specifically, I decided to see if I could borrow the book from the library--I'm glad I did/5.
While women use alcohol and illicit drugs at lower rates than men, the health impact of their use is significant, and in some cases greater than for men. Women are more likely to use prescribed psychoactive drugs (e.g.
pain relievers, sleeping pills, tranquillizers) and most of these drugs have addictive potential and long-term negative Cited by: H Alcohol and/or drug services; group counseling by a clinician Summary Report this code for providing group counseling for alcohol or drug related issues.
In this service, two or more individuals are present for a counseling session. Clinical Responsibility In group counseling for alcohol or drug abuse, the provider gives motivation or. Volume 1 | Spring pp 1–2 First published in as the Alcohol and Temperance History Group Newsletter, in the title was changed to Alcohol in History.
The title was changed to The Social History of Alcohol Review inand to The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs in The effects of alcohol on women. The adverse effects of alcohol are common to both sexes. However, evidence suggests that many of these effects pose a greater risk to women's physical health at lower consumption levels than men.
The Royal Medical Colleges reported that studies conducted into alcohol-related harm in women were consistent in suggesting that the consumption level at which. Alcohol Recovery for Women. In America, women are the fastest-growing population of alcohol and drug users. 1 Women who become alcoholics may experience a number of effects related to their drinking, including cancer, heart disease, and liver damage.
Unfortunately, alcohol use also puts women at risk of becoming victims of sexual assault and other crimes. Today, women are drinking a significantly higher volume of alcohol.
Yes, many women can now drink men under the table. The number of female moderate-to-heavy drinkers has steadily increased over the last decade, while the number of light or social drinkers has quickly dwindled.Generalizations about the linkage of alcohol, drugs of abuse, and violence are complicated by the many direct and indirect levels of interaction (e.g., Goldstein ); these range from (1) drugs activating aggression-specific brain mechanisms, through (2) drugs acting as licensure for violent and aggressive behavior, as well as (3) drugs as.iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.
Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult.