1st Edition

Adolescent Substance Abuse
A Guide to Prevention and Treatment

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ISBN 9780866561853
Published January 1, 1983 by Routledge
132 Pages

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Book Description

An enlightening discussion of the major issues related to the prevention and treatment of adolescent substance abuse. Information-packed chapters lend a new perspective to the field and suggest implications for practice in services for youth.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction: Understanding Adolescent Substance Abuse

  • Substance Abuse and Social Deviance: A Youth Assessment Framework
  • Childhood: Setting the Stage for Addiction
  • Influences on Adolescent Problem Behavior: Causes, Connections, and Contexts
  • Reducing Black Adolescents’ Drug Use: Family Revisited
  • Hispanic Adolescents and Substance Abuse: Issues for the 1980s
  • Psychotropic and General Drug Use by Mentally Retarded Persons: A Test of the Status Model of Drug Use
  • Conceptual and Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Misusers

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