Substance Use in Women

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This report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), last updated July 2018, summarizes research on women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in use, how substance use affects a mother and her baby, and sex and gender differences in drug addiction treatment. Addresses prescription and illegal drugs, alcohol, and nicotine (tobacco).

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