Alcohol Problems in Women

  • A. Balfour Sclare


Women are “news” these days in a political and sociological sense. We have recently completed International Women’s Year and on 29th December 1975 the Sex Discrimination Act and Equal Pay Act became law in this country. Half of all our married women in Britain are now employed whole-time or part-time. At the moment of birth females have a longer mean expectancy of life than males — 72 years compared with 68 years.


Alcohol Problem Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Male Alcoholic Female Alcoholic Alcoholic Woman 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Balfour Sclare
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryDuke Street HospitalGlasgowUK

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