substance abuse

Are women using wine to cope with the patriarchy?

Many people give up drinking in January. Here’s what boozing means for women and feminism.

The term "drunkorexia" was coined in 2008 to describe people who intentionally drink on an empty stomach to "save" calories and money. Media reports suggest that it's sweeping college campuses, but Cristen and Caroline also discuss how the trendy term has more serious implications for the intersection of eating disorders and substance abuse.

Did you know that female addiction tends to "telescope," intensifying more quickly than male addiction? Doctors are just now understanding sex differences in substance abuse and addiction behaviors. Listen in to learn more about estrogen and addiction.