Adolescent Substance Abuse

A Guide to Prevention and Treatment

By Jerome Beker, Richard Isralowitz, Mark Singer

© 1983 – Routledge

132 pages

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Hardback: 9780866561853
pub: 1982-12-31
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About the Book

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FAM003000
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED072000
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
PSY010000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSY038000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work