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Recommended Reading for Doctors & Employers

Information for Doctors & Employers:

Recommended Reading for Doctors & Employers

More information about women and addiction, women and treatment, and how you can help your female patients or employees.

For Physicians & Therapists

  • The Chemically Dependent Older Adult
    In the last decade there have been growing concerns within the chemical dependency field about the status and direction of services for older adults. This interest can be attributed to the increasing age of the Baby Boomer population, the amplified need of older adult chemical dependency services, and the rising clinical belief in specialized treatment for older patients with chemical dependency.
  • Gastric Bypass and Addiction
    Recently the relationship between bariatric surgery, specifically gastric bypass, and its co-occurrence with the development of addictive disorders has been springing up in professional and public media journals.
  • Are Women More Vulnerable to Alcohol’s Effects?
    To many, the idea that men are able to hold their liquor better than a woman is simply a cliché based on testosterone and ego. But according to extensive scientific research, it appears that this cliché is, in fact, grounded in truth.
  • Facts About Prescription Drug Abuse (NIDA) (pdf)
    photo of womanInformation and chart of “Selected Prescription Drugs with Potential for Abuse”. Did you know that, in 2003, 15 million Americans reported using a prescription drug for nonmedical reasons at least once during the year?

For Employers and EAPs