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Women & drug abuse

Women & drug abuse

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Drug use -- United States,
  • Drug abuse counseling -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWomen and drug abuse
    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 94-3732
    ContributionsNational Institute on Drug Abuse
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000571M

    Drug abuse or substance abuse refers to the use of certain chemicals for the purpose of creating pleasurable effects on the brain. There are over million . A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Substance abuse has.

    Women and men are equally likely to become addicted. Early drug use. Children’s brains are still growing, and drug use can change that. So taking drugs at Author: Teresa Dumain. According to research studies, women are more likely to drink if they have: Family members who are alcohol-dependent. A partner who drinks to excess on a regular basis. An ability to drink more alcohol (in one sitting) than others. A history of clinical depression. A history of physical and/or sexual abuse during childhood. [3].

      A book published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence, examines the issue, concludes that while substance abuse was a factor in domestic violence, it was not the only factor. Another important factor is having experienced or witnessing domestic violence as a. The premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fourth Edition, with up-to-the-minute insights from more than experts at the front lines of patient management and research. This edition features expanded coverage of the neurobiology of abused substances, new pharmacologic therapies for addictions, and complete information 4/5(3).


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EPIDEMIOLOGY. Gender differences in substance use have been consistently observed in the west, in general population as well as in the treatment-seeking samples, with men exhibiting significantly higher rates of substance use, abuse, and dependence.[5,6] The National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC; n = 43,) conducted in Cited by:   Alcohol.

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