does addiction affect men and women differently

Does Addiction Affect Men and Women Differently?

While addiction affects us all in devastating ways, requiring serious treatment attention and counseling to overcome, several clinics and studies are starting to notice that addiction affects men and women a bit differently. Understanding these differences is key to providing appropriate recovery support to both genders. For starters, the physiology of drug use differs from…

Are Men More Prone to Addiction Than Women?

Addiction, whether drug, alcohol, technology, sex, et cetera, is a personalized disorder. Meaning, why and to what a person becomes addicted, varies with each person. Socio-economic standing, gender, genetic makeup, and personal habits can all have a hand in whether a person develops an addiction, and to what level of severity. The Journal of Abnormal…