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Research on Women & Addiction

Addiction Science Made Easy (ASME) Articles
The following are cutting-edge research articles taken from the journal, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. They have been interpreted by a science writer and then rewritten in lay terms.

Alcohol Preferences among Pregnant Native and African American Urban Women

Alcohol Use and Victimization among College Women

Alcohol, Drugs and Violence between Intimate Partners

Alcohol, Women and Pregnancy

Alcohol-Use and Depression among Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Biomarkers: Testing for Alcohol Consumption among Women

Examining Visuospatial Processes in Postmenopausal Women Who Drink

A Family History of Alcoholism is Linked to Greater Sweet Preferences among Women

Gender Differences in Private Substance Abuse Treatment Retention

Marriage, Alcohol and Violence

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Appears to Increase an Infants Stress Response

Specifying Alcohol-Related Brain Damage in Young Women

Stress, Alcoholics, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Teen-age Girls, Depression, Alcoholism, and Brain Activity

The Power of the Mother-Child Bond

Women Who Drink Alcohol during Pregnancy

Women Who Drink may be at Greater Risk of Cardiovascular Complications than Men 

Women Who Marry Alcoholics

Want to read more Addiction Science Made Easy (ASME) articles on this or other topics?  Click here to access the entire database of articles available.

Additional Research Resources

NIDA’s Women and Gender Differences Research Program

SAMHSA’s Office of Applied Studies (OAS): Women in Substance Abuse Treatment:
Results from the Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS)

Office of Research on Women’s Health

Society for Women’s Health Research

NIAAA’s Women and Health: An Update

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