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Women and Drugs: A New Era for Research

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 65 [Printed in 1986]

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The PHS Task Force on Women's Health Issues-----1
Lois Chatham

FDA's Perspective on Women and Drugs-----9
Mary Ann Danello

An Overview of the Clinical Rationale for Advancing Gender-Related Psychopharmacology and Drug Abuse Research-----14
Jean A. Hamilton

Clinical Investigations of Drug Effects in Women-----21
Jack H. Mendelson and Nancy K. Mello

Drug Use Patterns and Premenstrual Dysphoria-----31
Nancy K. Mello

Gender Dimorphism in Brain-----49
Michael Bawn

Drugs and Drug Interactions in the Elderly Woman-----58
Monique C. Braude

Gender as a Factor in Treating the Elderly-----65
Patricia P. Barry

Gender and the Teenage Smoker-----70
Ellen R. Grits

Gender Differences in Drug Use: An Epidemiological Perspective-----80
Richard R. Clayton, Harwin L. Voss, Cynthia Robbins, and William F. Skinner

List of NIDA Research Monographs-----100

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