Download e-book for iPad: Addictive Behaviors in Women by Deborah L. Haller, Charlene Woodard Motley (auth.), Ronald

By Deborah L. Haller, Charlene Woodard Motley (auth.), Ronald R. Watson (eds.)

ISBN-10: 146120299X

ISBN-13: 9781461202998

ISBN-10: 146126698X

ISBN-13: 9781461266983

In Addictive Behaviors in ladies, major specialists from psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and social paintings concisely assessment the addictive strategy and the attribute behaviors of girls who're depending on alcohol and/or medicinal drugs. subject matters contain why girls smoke, the function of character in girl habit, sexuality matters in chemically based ladies, healthy eating plan and alcohol use in girls, alcohol's function in sexual attack, and the influence of drug abuse at the relations and being pregnant.

Addictive Behaviors in ladies illuminates the reasons and results of the numerous way of life judgements girls make that result in dependancy to medications, paintings, intercourse, playing, or to any of the various different optional elements of our lives. It indicates how addictive judgements might be refrained from and/or taken care of, thereby making women's lives more secure, extra efficient, and healthier.

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As a group, they are emotionally, cognitively, educationally, and financially impoverished, with few community resources available to them. Many are entangled with the criminal justice system as a function of their drug use, and nearly all are involved with social service agencies. The most common referral sources are healthcare professionals (medical and psychiatric) and the courts. Very few patients are self-referrals. One of the major focuses at CPA during the past 3 yr has been on personality and psychopathology in addicted women, with particular attention being paid to axis II pathology.

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