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Women and Alcoholism

While alcoholism has perhaps traditionally been considered a more prevalent problem among men, alcoholism is an equal opportunity disease. But women and alcoholism are, in many ways, much different than their male counterparts. Researchers across the spectrum of alcohol prevention, treatment, education, and outreach continue to study alcohol’s effects on women, whether different treatment protocols…

Women’s Addiction Treatment Program Opens at The Sundance CenterSM in Arizona

An exclusive residential treatment program for women seeking to recover from addictions and co-occurring relationship issues, trauma, grief and other underlying disorders opens at The Sundance Center. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 5, 2015 – The Sundance Center, a Joint Commission-accredited residential addiction treatment center in Arizona, opens a gender-separate women’s addiction treatment program. The program…

Drinking and Depression in Pregnant Women

While most expectant mothers in the U.S. are aware of the risks drinking and drug use pose for their unborn babies, drinking during pregnancy continues—and not always light drinking. What causes expectant mothers to consume alcohol and even binge drink during pregnancy? What motivates the behavior and what can be done to help women abstain…

Are You an Avoider? That Can Increase Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common of all mental illnesses in the United States. Nearly 40 million American adults have some form of an anxiety disorder and most of those are women. Why women suffer more with anxiety is not fully understood. Anxiety disorders include panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, and…