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Counseling Addicted Women: A Practical Guide

by Cohen M SAGE Publications, Inc
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Do you work with addicted women? How can you help them to get sober and to lead healthier lives? What are the issues women face as they work through problems with substance abuse? How does motherhood influence the recovery process? To what extent do relationships support or undermine a woman`s efforts to overcome alcoholism or other addiction? This book answers these and other questions surrounding the effective treatment of women addicts. It offers hands-on practical guidance to counselors, nurses, social workers, and others who help women along the journey from substance abuse to healthy and fulfilling lives.

PART ONE: PUTTING WOMEN'S SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN A SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT Perspectives on the Socialization of Women Substance-Abusing Women in Relationships Types of Drug Abuse and Counseling Strategies PART TWO: SPECIAL ISSUES IN ENHANCING WOMEN'S TREA