Sex Roles

, Volume 77, Issue 9–10, pp 709–710 | Cite as

Making a Case for Woman-Focused Treatment

Treating Women with Substance Use Disorders: The Women’s Recovery Group Manual. By Shelly F. Greenfield, New York, Guilford, 2016. 324 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN: 978-1-4625-2576-8
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indiana University of PennsylvaniaIndianaUSA

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