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Are women emotionally more susceptible to developing alcoholism then men?

Paul  Hokemeyer, PhD
Marriage & Family Therapy

It depends on if they have a history of trauma or sexual abuse. If so, they are more likely to develop a harmful relationship to alcohol then women who have not been traumatized or abused.

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