Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women
Cora Lee Wetherington, Adele B. Roman
DIANE Publishing, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 581 pages
Research on drug abuse & addiction related to women has, until relatively recently, been sorely neglected, & most drug abuse interventions developed to date have largely been shaped by men's characteristics & needs. Begins with a history of drug abuse & women. Discusses the neurobiological correlates of addiction & shared findings from basic & applied treatment research, prevention, epidemiology, biological & behavioral mechanisms, treatment & etiology, & the consequences of drug abuse among women, as well as legal & other crosscutting issues.
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Page 11 - It has been authoritatively stated that cocaine is often the direct incentive to the crime of rape by the Negroes of the South and other sections of the country.
Page 5 - ... of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute of Mental Health...
Page viii - Punishing women for their behavior during pregnancy: An approach that undermines the health of women and children.
Page 24 - National Household Survey on Drug Abuse The National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA) is the principal source of statistical information on the use of illicit drugs in the United States population.
Page 8 - Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...
Page 77 - Has anyone — including family members and friends — ever attacked you without a weapon, but with the intent to kill or seriously injure you?
Page 4 - The Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University found that drug abuse and addiction are responsible for at least 20 percent of the $40 billion medicaid budget.
Page 11 - He who is compelled to resort frequently to opium and stimulants must be considered devoid in diagnostic ability, and consequently ought not to be entrusted with the management of such cases
Page 9 - The overmedication of women compared with men has been a major issue for the past 150 years, beginning with the image of the Victorian woman as less able to bear pain than a man and therefore more in need of medication. The typical drug addict during this period was a white, upper class woman from the South.