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Substance Abuse and Women
This paper explores substance abuse among women and its treatment.
# 108483 | 1,281 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper looks at current substance abuse treatment programs for women and their effectiveness and reveals that female substance abusers need gender-specific treatment. The paper discusses how religious belief or spirituality plays a major role in the reform of a person with substance problems. The paper refers to various models of behavior change and then examines a design for a spirituality based model.

Treatment Programming and Health Services for Women
Substance Use Treatment Needs of Women Prisoners
Behavior Models for Substance Abuse Treatment

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ashley, S. S. (2003). Effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programming for women: a review. 20 pages. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Campbell, Cynthia and Jeffrey A. Alexander (2005). Health services for women in outpatient substance abuse treatment. 17 pages. Health Services Research: American College of Healthcare Services
  • Mersy, D. J. (2003). Recognition of alcohol and substance abuse. 6 pages. American Family Physician: American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Neft, J. A. and Samuel A. Macmaster (2005). Applying behavior models to understand spiritual mechanisms underlying change in substance abuse treatment. 12 pages. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Van Den Broek, A. (2006). The forgotten offender: women in prison have unique substance use treatment needs. 4 pages. Cross Currents - the Journal of Addiction and Mental Health: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Cite this Term Paper:

APA Format

Substance Abuse and Women (2008, October 08) Retrieved November 27, 2022, from

MLA Format

"Substance Abuse and Women" 08 October 2008. Web. 27 November. 2022. <>