- Paperback: 292 pages
- Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (December 14, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801882281
- ASIN: B008SLELTY
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 6 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,336,436 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Women under the Influence 1st Edition
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An excellent starting point for patrons researching the topic, as it examines substance abuse in women of all ages.(Library Journal 2006)
The first of its kind and the product of 10 years of research.(Southern Review of Books 2006)
Thoughtfully examines the myriad factors that enhance vulnerability to substance-abuse problems across the life span and the unique challenges of life-stage transitions in women.(New England Journal of Medicine 2006)
This readable and useful treatise wil be a valuable resource on substance abuse for readers in a variety of disciplines.(Choice )
Women under the Influence belongs in the personal library of every parent with a daughter, everyone with a sister, mother or grandmother and every husband. With this book, women will better understand the substance abuse risks they face at each stage of life.(Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady )
This book reveals the unique characteristics of girls and women with drug and alcohol problems. It will greatly enhance the ability of doctors and counselors to help women of all ages and walks of life.(Betty Ford, Former First Lady )
This book should be in every health professional's office in America. It will help doctors, nurses, dentists, psychologists and substance abuse treatment providers better serve women with substance abuse problems.(Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., Former Secretary, Health and Human Services )
About the Author
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University was founded in 1992 by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., who served as President Lyndon Johnson's chief assistant for domestic affairs and as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Jimmy Carter. CASA is a research and policy organization dedicated to combating substance abuse, bringing together the professional disciplines necessary to study and combat abuse of all substances—alcohol, tobacco, and illegal, prescription, and performance-enhancing drugs—in all sectors of society.