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Factors Impacting Addicted Women

According to recent studies, men and women may be different in their substance abuse treatment needs. Research has also revealed a number of factors significantly impacting women who have addiction problems. These issues frequently serve as barriers for women seeking treatment services and may impede in their struggle to maintain sobriety. It is paramount that these dynamics are addressed directly by treatment practitioners and organizations providing care for women.

To explore some of the factors that impact women in treatment and recovery, view the sublinks located in the bar on the left. Some of the information and topics you will find include stigma, psychological and physiological effects, as well as other issues.

Find out more on these topics and how they affect women in treatment from Women in Substance Abuse Treatment: Results from the Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS), a study from Office of Applied Studies (OAS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

 

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