Women and Alcohol-Use Disorders

  title={Women and Alcohol-Use Disorders},
  author={Brad R. Karoll},
  journal={Journal of Social Work},
  pages={337 - 356}
  • Brad R. Karoll
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Social Work
  • • Summary: This article reviews the extent of current knowledge, particularly with reference to US sources about gender-specific alcohol-related life experience consequences, and explores the implications of these differences for practice. • Findings: Alcohol affects women in significantly different ways from men. Women’s consumption of alcohol is capable of inflicting more severe problems over shorter periods of time with less alcohol consumed. The sequence of alcohol-related life experience… CONTINUE READING


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