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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 evaluate the addictive strategy and the attribute behaviors of ladies who're depending on alcohol and/or medicinal drugs. subject matters contain why ladies smoke, the position of character in woman habit, sexuality concerns in chemically established girls, weight-reduction plan and alcohol use in ladies, alcohol's function in sexual attack, and the influence of drug abuse at the kin and being pregnant.

Addictive Behaviors in ladies illuminates the motives and results of the numerous way of life judgements ladies make that bring about habit to medicinal drugs, paintings, intercourse, playing, or to any of the various different non-obligatory elements of our lives. It indicates how addictive judgements might be kept away from and/or taken care of, thereby making women's lives more secure, extra efficient, and healthier.

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All of these descriptors are consistent with our clinical experience in working with these women. For specific interpretive information for these five MMPI2 profile configurations, please refer further to Butcher 145 and Graham. 146 Three additional2-point code types figured prominently in the sample (59, 68, and 89). The 68 type, accounting for 10% of profiles, and the 89 type are of considerable interest. Although these are "psychotic" profile types, few of the subjects exhibit this degree of overt psychopathology.

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