Substance Use Among Women : A Reference and Resource Guide
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This comprehensive text is a compilation of theoretical, empirical, and clinical knowledge concerning key topics associated with substance use among women. The early chapters provide an overview of the issues with attention to the nature and extent of substance use among women. The text features a new empirically-based assessment model, developed by the authors, as well as a variety of modern theories and treatment interventions.
Critical developmental issues including the toxic effects effects of substance use during and after pregnancy and the effects of substance use on healthy aging are included.
Many important issues are also explored, including: major depression and other mental disorders; dual diagnosis; sexual abuse; and high-risk lifestyles. This useful and informative resource concludes with chapters devoted to strategies used in clinical practice. These chapters, rich in detail, will enable readers to select and apply these strategies to their own clinical practice.
- 152 x 229mm | 689g
- 01 Oct 2017
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom