Treatment Programs for Drug-Abusing Women

  title={Treatment Programs for Drug-Abusing Women},
  author={Karol L. Kumpfer},
What is known about drug treatment effectiveness is based primarily on studies involving men. Little is know about treatment effectiveness for women, particularly pregnant women. Available research and clinical evidence demonstrate that some types of drug treatment can have positive effects in such areas as drug use, employability, and criminal behavior. Drug treatment modalities include residential programs (both long-term therapy and short-term drug dependency hospitals and treatment centers… CONTINUE READING

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