Substance use and the elderly

Alcohol and the elderly

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
International Center for Alcohol Policies

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

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Includes bibliographic references.

Best practices: treatment and rehabilitation for seniors with substance use problems – gender differences

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English
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Meilleures pratiques : Traitement et réadaptation des personnes aînées ayant des problèmes attribuables à la consommation d'alcool et d'autres drogues - différences entre les sexes
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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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