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Adolescent Substance Abuse

A Guide to Prevention and Treatment

By Jerome Beker, Richard Isralowitz, Mark Singer

Routledge – 1983 – 123 pages

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    978-0-86656-185-3
    December 31st 1982

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.

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

Name: Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Guide to Prevention and Treatment (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Jerome Beker, Richard Isralowitz, Mark Singer. 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...
Categories: Psychotherapy, Addiction Disorders - Adult