Female alcoholics. II. The expression of alcoholism in relation to gender and age.

@article{Blankfield1990FemaleAI,
  title={Female alcoholics. II. The expression of alcoholism in relation to gender and age.},
  author={A Blankfield},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1990},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={448-52}
}
  • A Blankfield
  • Published 1990 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
A sample of 233 consecutive alcohol-dependent female admissions were cross-matched for date of birth and admission with male subjects of similar ethnic background. Primary drug abusers were not included. A quarter of subjects of both sexes were married. There were no gender or age differences in the level of family history of alcoholism. Highly significant gender and age differences were found in alcohol-related behaviours, which were more prominent in the younger age groups and in male… CONTINUE READING