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Women in Narcotics Anonymous: Overcoming Stigma and Shame

  • Jolene M. Sanders

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 109-126

About this book

Introduction

This book looks at a sample of female drug addicts seeking recovery in Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Through working the Twelve Steps and by attending women-only groups, these women are able to confront the double standard that makes recovery from addiction especially difficult.

Keywords

Women substance abuse addiction Narcotics Anonymous drugs feminism narcotics women

Authors and affiliations

  • Jolene M. Sanders
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  1. 1.Hood CollegeUSA

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