Search Resources (English): Substance use and the elderly

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Best practices: treatment and rehabilitation for seniors with substance use problems – gender differences  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/adp-apd/treat_senior-trait_ainee/review-4-recension-eng.php#a1

Examines sex and gender as it relates to seniors’ substance use. Finds that older men have more substance use problems but older women are more prone to accidents as a result of substance use.

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Published: 2002
Alcohol and the elderly  
http://www.icap.org/PolicyTools/ICAPBlueBook/BlueBookModules/23AlcoholandtheElderly/tabid/181/Default.aspx

One of a series of online resources discussing alcohol research, offering a gendered look at alcohol use among the elderly.

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