Are there gender differences in the geography of alcohol-related mortality in Scotland? An ecological study
- Introduction to the Special Issue of Alcohol and Alcoholism on Sex/Gender Differences in Responses to Alcohol. Devaud, Leslie L.; Prendergast, Mark A. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p533
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including sex differences in response to alcohol, sex differences observed in many of neuroadaptive responses of prolonged alcohol exposure, and stress responses in newly abstinent female, as opposed to male, alcohol dependents.
- Male, female drinkers have different treatment needs. // Addiction Letter;Apr93, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p3
Reveals that women alcoholics tend to respond better to `self-help' programs and all-female group therapy than to treatment in male-dominated programs, cited from the British Journal of Addiction, 87. Short-term follow-ups; Moderation program; Educational materials; Greater social stigma.
- Alcohol consumption: the good, the bad, and the indifferent. Ferreira, Maria Pontes; Willoughby, Darryn // Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism;Feb2008, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
Dietary ethanol (alcohol) is the most widely consumed drug worldwide. High levels of mortality, morbidity, and social malaise are associated with abuse of alcohol, and increasing numbers of women and youth are abusing alcohol. However, strong epidemiological data demonstrate a U- or J-shaped...
- TREATMENT: Treatment for Alcohol Dependence in Catalonia: Health Outcomes and Stability of Drinking Patterns over 20 Years in 850 Patients. Gual, Antoni; Bravo, Fabián; Lligoña, Anna; Colom, Joan // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p409
Aims: The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes in alcohol-dependent patients following outpatient treatment and gender differences in drinking outcome and mortality. Methods: A 20-year longitudinal prospective study was done with interim analyses at 1, 5 and 10 years. Of the...
- ABSTRACTS. // Gerontologist;Oct2000 Special Issue, Vol. 40, p349
Presents a summary of the symposium Self-Related Health and Mortality: Gender Differences From a European Perspective.
- SITUATED EMPATHY: VARIATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TARGET GENDER ACROSS SITUATIONS. Staats, Sara; Long, Lori; Manulik, Katarzyna; Kelley, Patty // Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal;2006, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p431
The aim of this study is to present a situated measure of empathy where person features such as gender of target and respondent vary within particular social contexts. The Empathy Situation Reaction Scale (ESRS; Manulik, Kelley, White. & Staats, 2004) has good psychometric properties for three...
- Empathy matters: ERP evidence for inter-individual differences in social language processing. van den Brink, Dani�lle; Van Berkum, Jos J.A.; Bastiaansen, Marcel C.M.; Tesink, Cathelijne M.J.Y.; Kos, Miriam; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Hagoort, Peter // Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience;Feb2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p173
When an adult claims he cannot sleep without his teddy bear, people tend to react surprised. Language interpretation is, thus, influenced by social context, such as who the speaker is. The present study reveals inter-individual differences in brain reactivity to social aspects of language....
- A thing so fallen, and so vile: Images of drinking and sexuality in women. Leigh, Barbara C. // Contemporary Drug Problems;Fall95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p415
Examines some of the elements that may contribute to beliefs and opinions about sex differences in alcohol-related sexual responses, particularly on people's perceptions of the drinking woman. Notion that the drinking woman is denigrated; Factors contributing to the disapproval of women's...
- Sex-related differences among 100 patients with alcoholic liver disease. Morgan, Marsha Y.; Sherlock, Sheila // British Medical Journal;4/9/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6066, p939
Examines the sex-related differences among patients with alcoholic liver diseases in London, England. Consideration on the alcohol abuse history of patients; Incidence of chronic advanced liver disease; Development of primary liver cancer.