Why Are More Women Than Ever Addicted To Alcohol?

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Despite health warnings and greater social awareness, alcohol use disorder has nearly doubled for 
women since 2002. What’s at the bottom of it?

By Ann Dowsett Johnston

Original Source: prevention.com

Julie Pitts spent most of her life thinking she was a fairly normal drinker. At 47, the former furniture designer recalls drinking frequently in college but says she “never did the blackout thing.” After graduating, Pitts moved from New Hampshire to Boston, where she and her friends would go bar-hopping, making like Sex and the City characters, downing cosmos in their Jimmy Choo shoes. While she didn’t consider her drinking a problem, Pitts admits that she used alcohol to…click here to continue reading

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