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Author Ettorre, Elizabeth, 1948-

Title Women & alcohol : a private pleasure or a public problem? / Elizabeth Ettorre
Published London : The Women's Press, 1997


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 MELB  362.292082 Ett/Waa  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 192 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Addiction dependency and subordination dependency. p. 38
Alcohol and pregnant women. p. 103
Alcohol and women's hunger -- exploring new ideas. p. 42
Alcoholics Anonymous. p. 141
Becoming strong. p. 157
Blocking the healing process. p. 95
Challenging traditional views: myth, healing and the female body. p. 170
Co-dependency movement. p. 150
Creating visions. p. 165
Developing healthy hunger. p. 49
Developing the concept 'substance use'. p. 34
Double standard or social hypocrisy?. p. 84
Encountering basic problems of living. p. 55
Hierarchy of drugs. p. 37
How are women 'treated' by treatment?. p. 118
Index. p. 190
Multiple images. p. 91
Multiple problems. p. 56
Overturning devaluing and negative images. p. 99
Recognising devaluing and negative images. p. 96
Seeing women. p. 164
Special groups of women. p. 75
Treatment 'worth its salt' is women-sensitive. p. 136
What have these people said?. p. 28
What is meant by treatment?. p. 116
What is women-sensitivity?. p. 167
What sorts of problems have resulted from these traditional ideas?. p. 30
What strategies can be helpful to women overdrinkers in being more ware of their inner selves?. p. 168
Who are the people who have created the ideas?. p. 27
Women and alcohol: exposing new tensions. p. 178
Women and alcohol: what can we depend on?. p. 179
Women's compounded problems. p. 72
Women-healing. p. 118
Ch. 1. Women's use of alcohol
Ch. 2. Multiple problems and women's drinking
Ch. 3. Multiple images and social hypocrisy
Ch. 4. Female 'treatment' or women-healing?
Ch. 5. Becoming strong: women-sensitivity and self-help
Ch. 6. Mixing women-sensitivity with alcohol: a Molotov cocktail?
Summary A helpful book for women, their families and concerned friends who think they have an alcohol problem
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 184-189
Subject Women alcoholics.
Women -- Alcohol use.
Alcohol Drinking.
Women's Health.
ISBN 0704344378
Other Titles Women and alcohol