Alcoholism in women: Current knowledge and implications for treatment

Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner

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Alcoholism in women is a problem which is receiving increasing recognition from researchers and practitioners. This paper reviews the growing research findings on alcoholic women and explains how alcoholism in women differs from that in men, and how alcoholic women differ from each other. Treatment implications for dealing with alcoholic women are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-77
Number of pages17
JournalAlcoholism Treatment Quarterly
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 15 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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