The Handbook of Addiction Treatment for Women: Theory and Practice

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Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, Stephanie Brown
Wiley, Feb 12, 2002 - Psychology - 640 pages
Providing essential theoretical and practical guidelines for clinicians, educators, policymakers, and public health professionals, The Handbook of Addiction Treatment for Women is a comprehensive resource of the most current research and knowledge from recognized experts in the field of addiction and treatment. This much needed guide offers an historical context on the issue of women and addiction, examines the myriad challenges of the female addict, and includes recommendations for choosing a course of treatment that will meet the specific needs of an individual woman addict.

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Contents

Womens Addiction and Treatment Through a Historical Lens
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Expanding Theoretical Points of View
26
Creating GenderResponsive
52
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Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, is professor at the New York University School of Social Work and coordinator of their post-master's program in the treatment of alcohol and drug abusing clients. She is the author or editor of several books, including Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients (1993) and Gender and Addictions: Men and Women in Treatment (1997).

Stephanie Brown is director of the Addictions Institute in Menlo Park, California, and codirector of the Family Recovery Project at the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California. She is the author of Treating the Alcoholic (1985) and Treating Adult Children of Alcoholics (1988), the editor of Treating Alcoholism (1995), and a coauthor of The Alcoholic Family in Recovery (1999) and The Family Recovery Guide ( 2000).

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