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By Deborah L. Haller, Charlene Woodard Motley (auth.), Ronald R. Watson (eds.)

In Addictive Behaviors in girls, major specialists from psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and social paintings concisely overview the addictive strategy and the attribute behaviors of ladies who're depending on alcohol and/or medications. issues comprise why girls smoke, the function of character in woman habit, sexuality matters in chemically established girls, eating regimen and alcohol use in girls, alcohol's position in sexual attack, and the influence of drug abuse at the relatives and being pregnant.

Addictive Behaviors in girls illuminates the factors and results of the various way of life judgements girls make that result in dependancy to medications, paintings, intercourse, playing, or to any of the various different non-compulsory facets of our lives. It indicates how addictive judgements should be shunned and/or handled, thereby making women's lives more secure, extra effective, and healthier.

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MCMI profiles for all subjects were sorted multiple times to identify those with psychotic disturbances, affective dis- 20 Haller, Woodard Motley, and Schnall turbances, severe personality disorders, and basic personality disorders. The prevalence rates for the first three sorts were as follows : 10% psychotic, 47% depressed, 22% with severe personality disturbance. No differences existed for the opioid and cocaine abuse groups, although Blacks were more likely than Whites to receive severe personality disorder diagnoses (mostly as a function of higher paranoia scores) .

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