The Resource Drink

Drink

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Drink
Title
Drink
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Subject
Summary
What is behind the rise in alcohol consumption and abuse among women in recent years? Honest and compelling, Drink is a book about women and alcohol addiction, it moves from the personal (the author herself had a drinking problem for many years) to the universal - she interviewed many women, experts, researchers and academics to get to the heart of women and alcohol abuse - why it happens, what the consequences are, and how the problem can be addressed. the new face of risky drinking is female. But what is behind the rise in alcohol consumption and abuse among women in recent years? Eight years ago, Ann Dowsett Johnston was an award-winning journalist and vice-principal of McGill University. In private though she was wrestling the demon that had undone her own mother, the same demon that increasing numbers of women are now battling across the world: alcohol. Aware of her growing dependency, Ann began to document her experiences with drink-the rules she set and inevitably broke, and the terrible consequences. Interweaving the moving story of her own addiction with the stories of other women facing the same struggle, along with in-depth research and interviews with leading academics and researchers, Dowsett Johnston illuminates a startling epidemic. From the 17 year old heart attack victim to the mother of a child with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, she creates an alarming composite of the female face of dangerous drinking. In this startlingly honest book, Ann Dowsett Johnson reveals why the relationship between women and alcohol has spiralled out of control. Showing how women can escape from this destructive affair, DRINK is essential reading for any woman who thinks she has a problem, and for those who care about her. 'Drink is an elegantly crafted, intelligent and ultimately optimistic book' Sydney Morning Herald
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Johnston, Ann Dowsett
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Family & Relationships
  • Health & Fitness
  • Self-Improvement
  • Nonfiction
Label
Drink
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:93046e5a-c7f1-4eed-a599-952e91fe617e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743098288
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Drink
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:93046e5a-c7f1-4eed-a599-952e91fe617e
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781743098288
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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