Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Adolescence

By Judith Brook, Barry Stimmel

© 1985 – Routledge

216 pages

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Hardback: 9780866563338
pub: 1984-12-31
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About the Book

This timely volume explores the possible reasons that young people turn to drugs, the most effective methods to manage those who are afflicted, and ways to educate youth to prevent their initial drug involvement.

Table of Contents

Contents Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Use and Abuse: A Cause for Concern or for Complacency

  • Drug Abuse: A Review of Explanations and Models of Explanation
  • A Developmental Perspective on Adolescent Drug Abuse
  • The Epidemiology of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among Adolescents
  • The Adaptive Significance of Chronic Marijuana Use for Adolescents and Adults
  • A Theory of Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • On Processes of Peer Influences in Adolescent Drug Use: A Developmental Perspective
  • Father’s Influence on His Daughter’s Marijuana Use Viewed in a Mother and Peer Context
  • SELECTIVE GUIDE TO CURRENT REFERENCE SOURCES ON TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS ISSUE
  • Alcoholism and Substance Abuse in Adolescents
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FAM003000
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence
PSY038000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
SOC025000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work