Gender Differences in Addiction and RecoveryPublished on 10. 11. 2014
Drug abuse begins with acquisition or initiation of drug taking and in vulnerable individuals can eventually progress through phases of increased use until an individual is addicted. Gender differences are present for all of the facets of drug abuse, which includes initiation, then escalation of use and the progression to addiction, with subsequent withdrawal followed by either recovery or relapse. While there are some differences among specific classes of abused drugs, the general pattern of sex differences is the same for all drugs of abuse.
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