Archive for October 2015

How Can Drug Abuse Vary by Gender?

It doesn’t take the most astute observer to recognize that men and women process emotions differently. Although some of the difference is fueled by stereotypes and social pressures, like boys don’t cry, there is a fundamental difference based solely on gender. Physiological differences, of course, are obvious, too. While it is true that a girl […]

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Is Experiential Therapy Beneficial for Women?

When most people think of therapy or addiction treatment, they’re thinking of talk-based therapies — the patient sits in a chair and talks to a therapist or counselor. Experiential therapy, on the other hand, is based on action or experience. This type of therapy includes art therapy, the use of role-playing or props, guided imagery, […]

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