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An overview of alcohol use among women

This paper provides an overview of the ways that women use alcohol, including the epidemiology of alcohol use among women, their health and behavioral consequences, prenatal use, programs and interventions that can be used with women, and future directions for research and public health programs targeting women. The paper, “Alcohol and women: A brief overview,” was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It was published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
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