Do women need specialized alcohol or addiction treatment?

Do women need specialized alcohol or addiction treatment? A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP There are a number of significant differences between men and women with respect to alcohol problems.  For instance, the same amount of alcohol (adjusted for weight) will have a

Pregnancy and motivation for drug treatment

Using drugs during pregnancy creates multiple risks for the mother as well as the baby. Drug use during pregnancy may lead to miscarriage or severe developmental abnormalities for the child. Yet little research has examined the motivation for drug treatment

Alcohol treatment for rural female DUI offenders

Overall rates of driving under the influence (DUI) arrests have steadily decreased over the past two decades, but this decrease has not occurred uniformly for all groups of DUI offenders. The proportion of female DUI offenders, for instance, has significantly

Drug rehab for mothers: drugs are transferred to breast milk

Many studies have shown that drugs and alcohol can be transferred from breast milk to infants thus drugs and alcohol should be avoided while breast feeding. Mothers who struggle with reducing drug and alcohol consumption should consider entering a drug