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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 treatment field. Authored by women for the treatment of women, this volume deals with all aspects of the field including research, intervention, treatment, prevention, and ...
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Overview

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 treatment field. Authored by women for the treatment of women, this volume deals with all aspects of the field including research, intervention, treatment, prevention, and education at the community, academic, government, public, and private levels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597528870
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Clifford Engs is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Applied Health Science at Indiana University , Bloomington. She has published numerous articles and books, including 'Alcohol and Other Drugs: Self Responsibility (1989), Controversies in the Addiction Field' (1991), 'Clean Living Movements: American Cycles of Health Reform' (2000), 'The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement' (2003), and 'The Eugenics Movement' (2005). All these publications include various aspects or viewpoints concerning alcohol or temperance movements.

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Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Preface     xi
Principle Article Authors     xiii
Introduction and Overview     1
Understanding the Issues: An Overview   Lois R. Chatham     3
Psychosocial Aspects     15
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Extent of the Problem   Sharon C. Wilsnack     17
Etiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: Nature vs Nurture   Karol L. Kumpfer   Ann Holman Prazza   Henry O. Whiteside     31
Physiological Aspects     41
Alcohol and Hormones: Reproductive and Postmenopausal Years   Judith S. Gavaler     43
Physiological Effects of Cocaine, Heroin and Methadone   Janet L. Mitchell   Gina Brown     53
Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Fetal Development   Lyn Weiner   Barbara A. Morse     61
Prevention and Intervention     69
Prevention Issues in Developing Programs   Darlind J. Davis     71
Employee Assistance Programs   Mary Ellen   Lukina-Wiersma     79
Adolescent Women   Gail Gleason Milgram     85
College Women   Ruth C. Engs     93
Treatment     101
Issues in AlcoholismTreatment   Jacqueline Wallen     103
Opiates   Marsha Rosenbaum   Sheigla Murphy     111
Cocaine   Barbara Lynn Eisenstadt     119
Special Issues     125
Black Women   Maxine Womble     127
Mexican-American Women   Juana Mora     137
Native American Women   Candace M. Fleming   Spero M. Manson     143
Lesbian Women   Dana Finnegan   Emily McNally     149
Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Family Systems   Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse     157
Domestic Violence   N. Ann Lowrance     165
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