Behavioural Addiction in Women : An International Female Perspective on Treatment and Research, Paperback / softback Book

Behavioural Addiction in Women : An International Female Perspective on Treatment and Research Paperback / softback

Edited by Fulvia Prever, Gretchen (University of Rhode Island, USA) Blycker, Laura (The City College of New York, USA) Brandt

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Behavioural Addiction in Women gives insight into ongoing research efforts and clinical developments across the globe, focusing specifically on women with behavioural addictions. The book brings together an international network of clinicians and researchers to offer a unique transcultural female perspective on female-specific aspects of addiction, which is underrepresented in the available literature.

By compiling both research and clinical spotlights focusing on women with behavioural addictions across the six continents, the book is an important first step towards building a shared knowledge base on the subject, starting from the importance of female-specific diagnostic criteria, to new therapeutic strategies, prevention programs, and harm reduction approaches.

This book will help us gain a better understanding of ongoing work and where to allocate our attention and efforts for helping a vulnerable, and - in many areas of the world - still underserved, and economically disadvantaged, population. The book will be of great interest to researchers and clinicians in the field of addiction.

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