Women in Prison

American Women in Prison

By Diana Heinz Women’s issues abound in today’s society. Working and raising children alone, dating in a cyber world, the glass ceiling, equal pay for equal work, women’s rights, and humanitarian issues, are only a few of the leading topics, in the discussions about things that are important to women today (DuBois & Dumenil, 2005). What seems to be forgotten,…

Women and Addiction

Young Women and Addiction

By Eric Debson | Submitted On July 19, 2011 Physical dependence and addiction is a serious health threat to any person who abuses drugs, but these threats are often more serious for young women than they are for other groups of people. In fact, in his book Women and Addiction in the United States, Dr. Stephen R. Kandall states that:…