Women, drugs and alcohol

United States, 1980

Film
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Illustrates the realities of drugs and alcohol abuse among women, with a special emphasis on prescription drugs. Presents vital information on the nature and scope of the problem as seen by experts in the field of medicine, pharmacology and psychology. Explores the situation of the woman abuser through interviews and discussions. Narrated by Jessica Walter.

Credits

co-producers/directors

John MacDonald

J. Gary Mitchell

production company

MTI Teleprograms

Duration

00:21:25:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32523

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Drug abuse - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcohol - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Alcohol

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medication abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Alcohol use

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Drug use

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Health and hygiene

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Psychology

People → Women - Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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