Feminist perspectives on addictions / Nan Van Den Bergh.

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New York : Springer Publishing Company, [1991]

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xv, 222 pages ; 24 cm

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This item was donated as part of the DrugScope archive held by Wellcome Collection, reference SA/DRS https://wellcomecollection.org/works/psspw62x


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Having bitten the apple : a feminist perspective on addictions / Nan Van Den Bergh -- Selfobject search : role of addictions in a patriarchal culture / Jo Nol -- Sex role setups and alcoholism / Cynthia Downing -- Psychosocial factors in alcoholism in women / Eileen M. Corrigan -- Recovery needs of lesbian alcoholics in treatment / Brenda L. Underhill -- Prescription for despair : women and psychotropic drugs / Jane E. Prather and Nancy V. Minkow -- Double jeopardy : chemical dependence and codependence in older women / Eloise Rathbone-McCuan, Larry Dyer, and Judith Wartman -- Healing the feminine : a feminist residential model for treating chemical dependency / Chandra Smith -- Reclaiming women's bodies : a feminist perspective on eating disorders / Sue A. Kuba, Susan Gale Hanchey -- Out of control and eating disordered / Joan C. Chrisler -- Codependency and women: unravelling the power behind learned helplessness / Patricia O'Gorman -- Looking for love in all the wrong places / Jed Diamond -- When Lady Luck loses: women and compulsive gambling / Henry R. Lesieur and Sheila Blume -- A feminist perspective on work addiction / Diane Fassel and Anne Wilson Schaef.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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