Global Addiction Rates Among Women Are Climbing

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated March 18, 2013

In both developing and industrialized nations women have always had lower rates of addiction than men.  And in nations wherein women’s primary roles are as caregivers and homemakers, rates of addiction among women are substantially lower than in men. The stigma of drug and alcohol use among these women is particularly severe in these regions, Read More

Anxiety Sufferers Who Self-Medicate More at Risk for Substance Abuse Disorders

Edited by Living Sober

Last updated December 21, 2012

People with anxiety symptoms who self-medicate with alcohol or other drugs may be at a higher risk of developing anxiety disorders and a co-occurring substance abuse disorder (known as dual diagnosis), according to researchers from the University of Manitoba, as reported in an article on medicalnewstoday.com. The research team used data from the National Institute Read More

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