Currier, J. M., Fadoir, N., Carroll, T. D., Kuhlman, S., Marie, L., Taylor, S. E., Smith, T., Isaak, S. L., & Sims, B. M. (2020). A cross-sectional investigation of divine struggles and suicide risk among men in early recovery from substance use disorders. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 12(3), 324–333. This article is important because the focus is on the role of belief in a higher power with men with depression and SUD. Pay attention to the findings and the influence a God concept has on suicidal ideation.
Koons-Witt, B., & Crittenden, C. (2018). Gender differences and program participation among prisoners with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 57(7), 431–458. This resource is important because there is a specific focus on incarcerated individuals. The introduction section provides a well-informed discussion of the challenges with these incarcerated and gender differences.
Barros Guinle, M. I., & Sinha, R. (2020). The role of stress, trauma, and negative affect in alcohol misuse and alcohol use disorder in women. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews, 40(2), 1–17. This article includes important information on the factors influencing the onset of alcohol use disorders in females. Pay close attention to the charts and figures as these illustrate essential gender differences.
Agterberg, S., Schubert, N., Overington, L., & Corace, K. (2020, May). Treatment barriers among individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems: Examining gender differences. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 112, 29–35. This resource provides information on gender differences regarding treatment service access and delivery. The discussion section provides important information on the existing challenges with service delivery to women.