From the October 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Women Alcoholics--Varying Views

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Alcoholism among women is "one of the undiscovered tragedies of the world," according to the world leader of the Salvation Army, Gen. Arnold Brown.

Female alcoholics are both harder to help and harder to recognize than male alcoholics, he said. "Women alcoholics are the product of affluence, or near affluence. They have all they need, they have time on their hands, and lack of...

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Fou